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Recent Press Releases

November 29, 2012 - RIB Software and U.S.COST Announce Strategic Acquisition ATLANTA GA, USA, November 29th , 2012 – RIB Software AG of Stuttgart, Germany, a leading provider of integrated BIM 5D software solutions to the world-wide construction industry, has acquired controlling interest of U.S.COST, an Atlanta-based cost consultancy and developers of Success Enterprise, a web-based estimating solution for the construction industry. The vertical integration of Success into RIB’s end-to-end 5D construction business solution, iTWO, will provide users with a concept-to-completion business solution for facility and asset owner / operators of all types. Additionally, U.S.COST’s team of cost professionals provides considerable value to its clients by providing vertical market content, proven methodologies and applying best practices throughout the project lifecycle.
RIB’s process-oriented 5D simulation technology creates new and innovative basic conditions and opportunities for the construction industry. In the 5D work method, common building information modeling (BIM) procedures are supplemented with central information on the construction process and information from all life phases of a construction project. The integration of the Success estimating methodologies into this process will lend a new level of richness to the entire process, and will give facility owners a clear and straightforward path to the adoption of 21st century technology within the construction process.
With 6 offices in the U.S. and a global presence through it’s subsidiary in the UAE (Williams International Group), U.S. COST (www.uscost.com ) provides project management, cost management, estimating services and software to owners, designers, and contractors working in all market sectors throughout the world. Leveraging our corporate presence and strategic partnerships, our professional team will continue to maximize value in the project budget.
Founded in 1961, RIB (www.rib-software.com) software systems are used by the world’s largest construction companies, architectural, engineering companies, and public owners to optimize their engineering and construction processes. RIB’s iTWO product is a fully integrated solution spanning over the whole lifecycle of construction projects, with an interactive building information model (BIM)-based graphic process which integrates planning and construction phases from end to end. RIB is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in the Prime Standard.

January, 2012 - Williams International Group is pleased to announce the signing of a MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Saudi Consolidated Construction Company (SCCC) of Al-Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to provide Project Management Services in that region. As a result of this arrangement, SCCC will be able to benefit from the vast worldwide project management experience of Williams so that it can build a capable and efficient project management process. The partnership will provide Williams with a dependable platform from which to take advantage of the extraordinarily strong long-range economic outlook and rising oil revenues forecasted for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

SCCC is a merger of six contracting entities operating in various regions of KSA that have joined forces to enhance their combined capability to pursue and execute large scale projects in the ECP markets. The six companies bring a strong history of specialization in three main vertical markets, General Contracting, Operations and Maintenance and Civil and Infrastructure. Already SCCC has been successful in securing major commissions including projects in KSA

The vision and mission of the Williams / SCCC partnership is….

To be a leading Project Management company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia;
To be the center of excellence for training and development of the Saudi workforce; and
To be capitalize on large scale projects in both the public and private sector

We believe the outlook of the KSA economy and the strong focus on growth expressed by SCCC makes this an excellent opportunity for Williams to establish a strong and dependable foothold in what is one of the largest economies in the Middle East.

The combining of the two organizations will undoubtedly add to the marketplace a new and exciting organization that will bring a long history of local capabilities and contemporary approaches to securing and managing large capital projects.

It is expected that Williams will be mobilized on the first project under this partnership before the end of Q1, 2012.

Oct 3, 2010 - Williams International Group- is pleased to announce the establishment of its newest office in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Abu Dhabi office is located on Airport Road and will allow Williams to better service their existing clients in that Emirate, as well as meet the ever increasing demand for Project Management and Cost Management services in the area and the region.  Williams’ Dubai Office, which was opened in 2004, will remain in operation servicing the projects in and around that Emirate.  The Abu Dhabi office will serve as Williams’ headquarters for Middle East and Asia operations.

Aug 1, 2010 - Williams International Group set to announce the launching of its latest Cost Management software  “Cost Manager”,  in January 2011.  Cost Manager is the latest addition to the SuccessNavigator suite of Project Control Software solutions offered by Williams International Group through its parent company U. S. Cost.

Dec 1,  2009 - Williams International Group launched "Document Manager", a complete Engineering Document Management system.  Document Manager is the latest addition to the SuccessNavigator suite of Project Control Software solutions offered by Williams International Group through its parent company U. S. Cost.

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