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August 2010 Vol. 65 No. 8

Price Gregory awarded natural gas pipe contract
Price Gregory International Inc. has been awarded a contract by Bison Pipeline LLC for installing approximately 101 miles of 30-inch natural gas pipeline in Carter and Fallon Counties, MT, and Bowman County, ND. Headquarters is in Miles City, MT. The company also will install nearly 107 miles of 30-inch natural gas pipeline in Bowman, Slope, Hettinger, Stark, Grand and Morton Counties, ND. Headquarters is in Dickinson, ND. The starting dates for both pipelines is unkown.

In Memoriam
Bill L. Harbert, 1979 past president of the Pipe Line Contractors Association, passed away at age 86 on June 27. After serving in WWII, Harbert earned a civil engineering degree from Auburn University in 1948. In 1966, he attended Harvard Graduate School of Business, Advanced Management Program. He participated in the formation of Harbert Construction Corporation in 1949, serving as executive vice president until 1979. Harbet then became president and chief operating officer of Harbert International Inc. from 1979-1990. His daughters Anne and Elizabeth; a son, Billy; and six grandchildren survive Harbert.