MARLTON, N.J. and DOHA, Qatar, March 25, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that three of its recent projects received recognition as part of the MEED Quality Awards for Projects.

The awards, sponsored by MEED magazine, recognize the highest-quality projects that use new technologies, benchmark best practices and have earned a reputation for the highest standards across the Middle East, and are a tribute to "the best project teams from the best projects in the GCC…for their hard work and innovative approach to engineering, construction and architecture."

The winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award for Cultural Facilities was the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Named national winners were the American School of Doha in the category of Social Project of the Year and the Grand Hyatt Resort in Doha in the category of Leisure and Tourism Project of the Year. Hill was the project manager on all three projects.

"We are honored that our successful efforts on these three outstanding projects have been recognized by MEED magazine," said Raouf S. Ghali, President of Hill's Project Management Group (International).

MEED magazine has established itself as the primary source of business intelligence for the Middle East.  MEED serves the needs of a discerning international business audience, tackling the breaking news issues head-on with ground-breaking exclusives shaping the Middle East. For more information on MEED, please visit their website at www.meed.com .

Hill International, with 3,000 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 .

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Certain statements contained in this press release 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 contained in this press release, the matters set forth herein including, but not limited to, any projections of 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 include: modifications and termination of client contracts; control and operational issues pertaining to business activities that we conduct on our own behalf or pursuant to joint ventures with other parties; difficulties we may incur in implementing our acquisition strategy; the need to retain and recruit key technical and management personnel; and unexpected adjustments and cancellations related to our backlog. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements are set forth 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.

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