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MARLTON, N.J. and SAO PAULO, Brazil, Nov. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that its Brazilian subsidiary Engineering S.A. has received four contracts to manage the construction of four new wind farms located in the Brazilian states of Piauí, Ceará, Salvador and Pernanbuco. The awarding clients include the House of Renewable Wind Energy, Servtec Rio Bravo Energy and Global Energy Contour. The contracts have a combined estimated value to Hill of approximately R$18.0 million ($7.9 million).
Since 2007, the company has managed the construction of 25 wind farms that are already in operation, which represent approximately 760 megawatts of installed capacity. Currently, Engineering S.A. is managing the construction of 14 additional wind farms: seven in the state of Rio Grande do Norte with installed capacity of 183 megawatts and seven in the state of Bahia with installed capacity of 170 megawatts.
"We manage all phases of wind farm development, including viability studies, design, procurement and construction, all the way through to the operation phase," said Marcelo Herrmann, the Director of Engineering S.A. responsible for wind farm projects throughout Latin America.
Hill International, with 4,000 employees in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets.
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