JOSB Done, the industry-wide campaign promoting the use of Oriented Strand Board (OSB), has announced the dates of the final two stops of its ‘Points on the Board' tour, which sees builders from across the country pit their footballing skills against an 8ft by 4ft OSB
The JOSB Done campaign has started its search for the OSB Apprentice of the Year 2013, looking to find the best up-and-coming talent that the industry has to offer when it comes to working with the versatile wood panel Oriented Strand Board (OSB).
Industry campaign hits the road on a nationwide tour of builders' merchants to spread the word about Oriented Strand Board (OSB) and encourage builders to enter a national competition to win £1,000 worth of tools.
The UK has received strong criticism for the high levels of illegally sourced imported timber circulating within the UK market. New European timber legislation being launched in March aims to stop the trade of illegally felled timber entering the EU.
JOSB Done, the industry-wide campaign to promote the uses and benefits of Oriented Strand Board (OSB), has launched a new sample order service via the website, www.josbdone.com, to get OSB into the hands of builders and specifiers
Global consumption of Oriented Strand Board (OSB) is set to increase by 11% per year over the next five years, compared to a 5% annual increase in the consumption of plywood, according to the latest wood panel industry research.
The EU Construction Products Regulation (CPR) will replace the Construction Products Directive (CPD) and will be directly implemented into UK law by July 2013. When the switch is made, the industry will benefit from a more transparent system for the movement and
Within the current economic climate, it is clear that cost is going to remain a driving factor when it comes to the specification of materials within construction projects. However, with the industry moving towards greener alternatives, timber is coming into its own,
Illegal timber production has declined by 22% in the past eight years and leaders behind the JOSB Done campaign have welcomed the news as a green light for merchants and specifiers to push forward with the sale and use of sustainably sourced timber.
With over 33 years of experience working with timber, Roy James certainly knows his panels. Setting up his own joinery business in November 2005, RJ Joinery now employs three full-time and one part-time member
According to David Mitton, Contracts Manager at London based merchants, Castle Timber, things have to change. Having been at the company for ten years, and working within the building industry all his life, he
After 14 years of working together, Martin Kipping, Paul Emmett and Dave Robinson decided it was time to set up their own timber merchants and two years on, the company has achieved an impressive turnover of £3million. Currently employing 17 people,
The JOSB Done campaign has championed the benefits and uses of Oriented Strand Board (OSB) for five years now and its one-stop-shop website has just been given an exciting new look. The new www.josbdone.
The marketplace for timber within all manner of construction work has grown in recent years, and despite there being a downturn as far as property is concerned, the attitude of the building industry as a whole has shifted towards the preferential use of environmentally
Knowledge of customer requirements is an integral part of any successful business, but many merchants could be missing out on sales opportunities when it comes to specifying timber panels, as PBM reports.