MARLTON, N.J. and ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, April 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that two of the company's projects have been recognized with 2013 Quality Awards for Projects by Middle East Economic Digest (MEED) magazine. The awards will be presented to Hill on May 14, 2013 at MEED's awards dinner to be held at the Jumeirah Etihad Towers hotel in Abu Dhabi.
The two projects, both located in Abu Dhabi, are Etihad Towers, which won "UAE Building Project of the Year," and the Gate District Towers 3, 4, 5 and 7, which won "UAE Leisure & Tourism Project of the Year." Hill was the project manager on both projects.
"We are honored that these two impressive projects have been recognized by MEED as national award winners," said Raouf Ghali, President of Hill's Project Management Group (International). "We are very proud of all of our team members on both projects," added Ghali.Hill International, with 3,700 employees in 100 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 Certain statements contained herein may be considered "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and it is our intent that any such statements be protected by the safe harbor created thereby. Except for historical information, the matters set forth herein including, but not limited to, any projections of revenues, earnings or other financial items; any statements concerning our plans, strategies and objectives for future operations; and any statements regarding future economic conditions or performance, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, estimates and assumptions and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties. Although we believe that the expectations, estimates and assumptions reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause our actual results, performance and achievements, or industry results to differ materially from estimates or projections contained in our forward-looking statements are set forth in the Risk Factors section and elsewhere in the reports we have filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We do not intend, and undertake no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.