Boston, MA 04/03/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Hill International Inc (NYSE:HIL) whose shares rose to touch a new 52-week high, but settled down with 0.70 percent hole in the last session had very little to show for its recent standing ovation. The company was recently identified by Philadelphia Inquirer as among the top best workplaces in the region. The company was ranked at position 13 overall among employers with workforce in the range of 150 – 500. The Top Workplace 2014 recognition elevates the reputation of HIL as a global leader in matters construction management. According to the company’s CEO David L. Richter, they are thrilled that the professionals they hire in Philadelphia consider the company a great working place. Hill International Inc (NYSE:HIL), operating 100 offices around the world with more than 4,100 professional employees, is engaged in providing project management, construction claims and an array of consulting services to companies in the energy, environmental, building and transportation industries.

Situation is beginning to improve at the Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ) facility in Washington-Oregon border as assessment of the damage is undertaken. Earlier in the week residents in the neighborhood were evacuated as explosions were heard in the gas plant which resulted in a few casualties involving an employee. The exact cause of the incident has not been disclosed to the public, but the management said that there is no cause for alarm for the residents. The extent of damage to the facility is still unknown, thus it is still too early to speculate how the company’s business and more specifically revenue will be affected by the incident. Shares gained in the last session.

Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R) jumped to a new 52-week high in the last session, on the back of heavy volume. The stock is rated “buy” at TheStreet. The analysts cite various strengths such as impressive increase in earnings per share, solid price performance, attractive revenue and net income growth and solid valuation. According to the analysts, in the view of these strengths, Ryder is well-positioned to attain more growth in the future despite the current weakness in its debt management.