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Surprisingly Strong Montana Lumber Prices During Pandemic
Surprisingly Strong Montana Lumber Prices During Pandemic
Surprisingly Strong Montana Lumber Prices During Pandemic
The price of lumber nosedived across the country once the pandemic officially kicked off. As Fox Business reports, lumber prices hit a low back in April of 2020, but have now rebounded by 395%. Montana actually did better than expected in 2020. Here's the numbers.
Interesting Oil Business Eyes Move to Billings
Interesting Oil Business Eyes Move to Billings
Interesting Oil Business Eyes Move to Billings
Aside from natural gas, what else is brought to the surface when we drill for oil? Water. A lot of it. That's what makes a company eyeing a move to Billings, Montana even more interesting- they're able to take the wastewater from the oil fields and turn it into useable water for agricultural irrigation.
Montana Bankers Warn of Shocking Number of Potential Bankruptcies
Montana Bankers Warn of Shocking Number of Potential Bankruptcies
Montana Bankers Warn of Shocking Number of Potential Bankruptcies
Billings business owners aren't the only ones worried about the impacts that COVID-19 are having on the economy here in Montana. The Montana Bankers Association surveyed their members and found that bankers in Montana are worried that 20% of Montana businesses could end up filing for bankruptcy.
The Top Montana Biotech Companies to Watch in 2020
The Top Montana Biotech Companies to Watch in 2020
The Top Montana Biotech Companies to Watch in 2020
"Montana’s biotech firms are innovators in a range of fields vital to the life sciences - vaccine development, diagnostic testing, bioinformatics, telemedicine, medical devices, cancer treatment, pain management, and development of cell culture media."