Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that its Brazilian subsidiary Engineering S.A. has received a contract from Contour Global to provide project management services during construction of seven wind farms located in Chapada do Araripe, Piauí, Brazil.
The 18-month contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately R$4.9 million ($2.2 million).
The wind farm development program includes 115 wind turbines with total generating capacity of 205 megawatts. Since 2007, Engineering S.A. has managed the construction of 25 wind farms throughout Brazil generating more than 760 megawatts of clean electricity.
“We manage all phases of wind farm development, including viability studies, design, procurement and construction,” said Marcelo C. Herrmann, Director with Engineering S.A. “Our client can have confidence that we will successfully deliver their wind farm projects,” added Herrmann.
Hill International, with 4,300 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 9th largest construction management firm in the United States.