On November 25 Range Industrial Supply of Hibbing Minnesota was awarded a contract to supply 2160 feet of butt-welded 21-inch o.d. steel pipe to the Corps of Engineers in Fountain City Wisconsin for use with the Dredge Goetz. The pipe will have a thickness of 3/8-inch and Brinell hardness of 160 to 190. The contract includes 40 sections of pipe each 54 feet long. Delivery is required within three weeks of contract acceptance. This contract is worth $130507.20.