MARLTON, N.J. and DUBAI, UAE, Dec. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that the company and one of its senior executives have been recognized with awards from Construction Week magazine. The awards were presented at the magazine's annual awards banquet held earlier today at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Mohammed Al Rais, Senior Vice President and Managing Director (Middle East) for Hill's Project Management Group, received a Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition, the Shams Gateway Towers in Abu Dhabi, on which Hill acted as project manager, received an award as "Tower Project of the Year".
"Mohammed has been a vital part of our sustained growth in the Middle East and this recognition is well deserved," said Raouf S. Ghali, President of Hill's Project Management Group (International). "Congratulations also go out to the entire Shams Gateway Towers team who provided outstanding service to our client on this world-class project," added Ghali.The Construction Week Awards are the foremost event celebrating the achievements of construction contractors and consultants in the Middle East. The awards seek to recognize and reward individual excellence, corporate prowess and project success. Entries were judged by a large jury of industry peers, a factor which has given the Construction Week Awards an independent and credible reputation. For more information on Construction Week magazine, please visit their website at www.constructionweekonline.com . Hill International, with 3,400 employees in 110 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and construction claims and consulting services. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 8th largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com . The Hill International, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=5733 (HIL-G)
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