MARLTON, N.J. and MANAMA, Bahrain, Jan. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received an extension of its contract with Bahrain Airport Company S.P.C. to provide project management consultancy services in connection with the Airport Modernization Program at Bahrain International Airport (BIA) in Manama, Bahrain. The four-year contract extension has an estimated value to Hill of approximately BHD 6.9 million ($18.3 million).
The Airport Modernization Program at BIA includes a new master plan to serve the airport for the next 20 years as well as the design and construction of the expansion and refurbishment of the existing terminal for planned growth to 13.5 million passengers per year.
"The growth of passenger traffic at BIA necessitates this expansion program," said Raouf S. Ghali, President of Hill's Project Management Group (International). "We are honored that our client has opted to continue our management role for that program," added Ghali.
Hill International, with 4,000 employees in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily on buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial projects. 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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