Hill International bags $4-bn rail contracts

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    Adding to its order book profile, the global construction risk management provider Hill International has won two major rail contracts worth $ 4bn investment. The first contract is from Rail Vikas Nigam involving the provision of project management services that will see the doubling of the 120 km of rail line in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. Its second cache contract comes in the eastern parts of India, and entails providing quality control and health and safety consulting for the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor, a World Bank-backed project. The American firm will be working in conjunction with the consortium of Italferr S.P.A and local consultant Vogue Construction and Consultancy Services for the related infrastructure for the 397 km Sahnewal-Khurja section and double line electrified railway track for the Khurja-Dadri link, which is around 46 km, Regional President for the Middle East, Abdo E. Kardous said, reiterating the doubling the Varanasi Rail Line and Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor are ambitious projects that present several technical challenges. However, Hill‘s expertise and experience will be valuable in helping both undertakings achieve their goals and support the region‘s growth, he said.
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