Hill International/APSI Joint Venture Receives $32.5 Million Project Controls Contract from Los Angeles World Airports

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MARLTON, N.J. and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that its joint venture with APSI Construction Management has received a contract from Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to provide project controls support services. The three-year contract has an estimated value to the joint venture of approximately $32.5 million. Hill is a 70% partner in the joint venture and APSI is a 30% partner.

LAWA, a department of the City of Los Angeles, is currently in the midst of a multi-billion-dollar capital improvement program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The centerpiece of the program is the New Tom Bradley International Terminal project, which includes new gate and concourse areas and a Great Hall for luxury dining and retail. Additionally, there are several major airfield and facility projects underway that are part of the development program, including a new central utility plant, new taxiways and taxi lanes, and renovations to other terminals.

"We are extremely honored that the Hill/APSI team has been selected for this important assignment," said Michael B. Smith, Senior Vice President and Western Regional Manager for Hill's Project Management Group. "We look forward to helping make the LAX capital improvement program a success," added Smith.

APSI Construction Management, founded in 1990, is a leader in providing construction project management, project controls, scheduling, estimating, document control, risk analysis, and claims analysis services. They became leaders in the industry by attracting and retaining highly-trained staff, remaining at the forefront of industry technologies, and by expanding their services to meet the needs of their clients. For more information on APSI, please visit their website at www.apsipm.com.

Hill International, with 3,900 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. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 9th 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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