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Hill International gets new contracts from Morocco, Los Angeles

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Construction giant Hill International has received a contract from an affiliate of Wessal Capital to provide project management services in connection with phase one of the Wessal Bouregreg development in Rabat, Morocco.

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The $900 million mixed-use development will feature a 4,200-unit residential facility, a 5,000-square-meter (54,000-square-foot) shopping mall, 104,600 square meters (1.1 million square feet) of commercial office space, public parks, plazas and a waterfront promenade.

"The Wessal Bouregreg development will provide important residential, commercial and cultural amenities to Rabat," said Waleed Abdel-Fattah, senior vice president and managing director Africa for Hill's Project Management Group.

"We look forward to helping Wessal successfully complete this important project," added Abdel-Fattah.

Hill International has received three contracts from the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works (DPW) to provide as-needed construction inspection and labor compliance services on various projects.

The contracts have a combined estimated value to Hill of approximately $5.4 million.

Under the inspection contract, Hill will be providing construction, traffic signal, electrical, welding and coating inspectors, technical support staff and clerical staff in support of various road, flood control, landscaping, bridge, water, sewer and aviation construction projects located throughout Los Angeles County.

Under the labor compliance contracts, Hill will be providing compliance monitoring, communications, audits, enforcement, compliance software implementation and training.

"We are proud that DPW continues to entrust Hill with inspection of their county-wide construction and maintenance program," said Michael Tahan, senior vice president in charge of Hill's highway and bridge practice in California.


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