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Hill International to Support EU-Funded Environmental Projects to Develop Water Infrastructure in Romania

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PHILADELPHIA and BUCHAREST, Romania, Feb. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced it has been awarded a contract by S.C. Apa Canal S.A. Galati to provide project management and works supervision services for the development of water and wastewater infrastructure in Galati County, Romania, for projects under the European Union financing program 2014-2020. Hill is leading a consortia to provide the necessary support for the project.

Located in Galati County, the regional program is valued at €173.5 million (USD $195.7 million). Hill will verify the successful implementation of the funds provided by the European Union through its Large Infrastructure Operational Program (LIOP) under the Treaty of Accession. Contract services include project management, project publicity, sludge management strategy, industrial wastewater management, implementation of a GIS system, and supervision of works.

S.C. Apa Canal S.A. Galati specializes in the management of water resources in the region, including the capture, treatment, and distribution of water, as well as the collection, transport, and purification of wastewater. The company’s development of water and sewage systems is critical to achieving EU-defined objectives for clean water for Romania’s smaller and medium-sized communities.

“With more than 20 years of experience in developing infrastructure in the Balkans, Hill is honored to have been selected by S.C. Apa Canal S.A. Galati to add to our environmental projects portfolio,” explained Panayiotis Methenitis, Hill’s Vice President and Managing Director, Balkans. “We look forward to teaming up with their specialists to support the successful investment of European Funds in Romania’s infrastructure.”

About Hill International

Hill International, with approximately 2,700 professionals in more than 50 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, and other consulting services to clients in a variety of market sectors. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the eighth-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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Hill International, Inc.
Elizabeth J. Zipf, LEED AP BD+C
Senior Vice President
Hill International, Inc.
One Commerce Square
2005 Market Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 309-7707

Hill International, Inc.
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Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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