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MARLTON, N.J. and DOHA, Qatar, Aug. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from the Qatar Railways Company (Qrail) to provide project management services in connection with construction of the Green Line, one of four lines of the new Doha Metro transit system. The four-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately QAR 215.7 million ($59.2 million).
Phase 1 of the project involves construction of an 18-kilometer track starting from Mushaireb Station and moving north through Al Diwan and then west through stations at Al Rayyan/C-Ring, Al Rayyan/Sports, Al Rayyan/Al Messila, Al Rayyan/Al Qadeem, Education City South East, Qatar Convention Centre, Education City Station and beyond to an at-grade transition. Total underground length of the line is approximately 15 kilometers (9 miles).
"Hill is honored to have been selected by Qrail to manage design and construction of this major infrastructure project," said Raouf S. Ghali, President of Hill's Project Management Group (International).
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