MARLTON, N.J. and CAIRO, Egypt, July 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has been awarded a contract from the Cairo Airport Company to provide project management consultancy services in connection with the renovation and development of Terminal Building No. 2 at Cairo International Airport in Egypt. The 15-month contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $1.9 million.
Cairo International Airport's Terminal Building No. 2 is undergoing a major renovation effort to double its capacity to 7.5 million passengers per year. The $500 million project involves the renovation of the existing terminal building, the construction of new buildings, including a new departure hall, and a new airside pier. The renovation will also include a major upgrading and extension of the airside and landside pavements.
"This project will have a very positive impact on business, tourism and the overall economy," said Waleed Abdel Fattah, Senior Vice President and North Africa Regional Manager for Hill's Project Management Group. "We are extremely honored to have been selected for this important assignment," added Fattah.
Hill International, with 4,400 professionals 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 ninth 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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