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Feb 20, 2003

Hill International To Manage Major Infrastructure Rehabilitation Program in Macedonia

Hill International To Manage Major Infrastructure Rehabilitation Program in Macedonia
Athens, Greece -- Hill International, Inc., the worldwide construction consulting firm,
has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hill International (UK), Ltd., has been awarded a contract by the Government of the Former Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia to provide project management services and technical assistance for Macedonia's Infrastructure Rehabilitation Program.

Macedonia is a small, landlocked country in the Balkans, north of Greece, with a population of approximately 2 million people. The country is a major transportation corridor from Western and Central Europe to the Aegean Sea and from Southern Europe to Western Europe. The primary objective of Macedonia's Infrastructure Rehabilitation Program is to improve the economic and social climate of the country, with funding assistance from the European Community. Approximately 70 separate projects are planned to be constructed under this program, which will involve water supply, sewerage, road and public building projects.

Hill's services in connection with this program will include preparing design and supervision contracts, managing the preparation of design and tender documentation, supervising the tendering process, participating in evaluation of bids, conducting future project selections, developing a formal monitoring and evaluation system, training on contract management procedures, and acting as project manager by providing day-to-day construction supervision.

"We are proud to be a participant in such an important program," said Raouf S. Ghali, Hill's Senior Vice President. "It will revitalize the country and help stabilize the region," Ghali added.

Hill International provides project management and construction claims consulting services through 20 offices worldwide. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 14th largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at