U.S. housing starts increased a whopping 11.8% in November over October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.679 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development monthly new residential construction report. It’s also 8.3% above November 2020.
Single-family starts were at a rate of 1.173 million, 11.3% higher than October, while multi-family starts (five units or more) were 491,000, up 12.1% over October.
U.S. housing starts had consecutive declines the previous two months. The total starts number of 1.679 million and single-family of 1.173 million were both the second highest monthly adjusted annual numbers of 2021, while multi-family November of 491,000 was the highest monthly adjusted annual rate in 2021.
Housing building permits were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.712 million, 3.6% above October, including 1.103 single-family, up 2.7%, and 560,000 multi-family, up 6.1%.
The Z-Trak2 family ushers in a new era of 5GigE 3D profile sensors for high-speed, in-line real-time lumber measurement and inspection. Offering 2,000 points per profile, all Z-Trak2 models are factory calibrated and offered with either blue or red eye safe lasers to suit various surface properties and operating environments. All sensors are housed in IP67 enclosures for harsh environments and come bundled with Teledyne’s Sherlock 8 —a point-and-click, rapid application development software package…
Article by Rich Donnell, Editor-in-Chief, Timber Processing July 2022 – Do you want to get confused? Let’s go to Diboll, Texas. Here you’ll find the Georgia-Pacific sawmill, which is our cover story this issue as written by Senior Editor Jessica Johnson…
Officials with D.R. Johnson Lumber report the company’s Prairie City, Ore. sawmill was back up and running the second week in July. Prairie Wood Products, a division of D.R. Johnson Lumber Co., had been idled since 2009 due to economic downturn pressures…
Richmond, BC-headquartered and privately held holding company, Paper Excellence Group, a manufacturer of pulp and paper products with seven facilities in Canada, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Domtar Corp. is acquiring Montreal-based…
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