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NEW OSB SAMPLE SERVICE FROM JOSB DONE

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

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Choosing to use OSB

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

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JOSB DONE GOES ON TOUR OF BUILDERS MERCHANTS WITH NATIONAL COMPETITION

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.

JOSB Done, the industry campaign

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NEW FINDINGS INCREASE PRESSURE ON UK TIMBER MARKET TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE SOURCING

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.

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LATEST GLOBAL RESEARCH PREDICTS STRONG GROWTH FOR ORIENTED STRAND BOARD

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.

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EDUCATION, APPLICATION, SPECIFICATION

Industry-wide campaign, JOSB Done enters sixth year championing the uses and benefits of Oriented Strand Board

With half a decade of successful campaigning in the bag, the

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JOSB Done Takes on a New Decade of OSB USE

For the past four years, JOSB Done has promoted the use of OSB as a cost-effective, environmentally sound and extremely tough alternative to

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JOSB DONE CAMPAIGN WEBSITE GETS A FRESH NEW LOOK

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.

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Wood Advice

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.

The marketplace for timber within all manner of

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JOSB DONE APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR 2013

Carpentry apprentice Harry Halligan (22) from Bashley, New Milton has fought off stiff competition to be crowned Apprentice of the Year 2013 in a nationwide contest.

Harry was one of three finalists selected from entrants across the UK to pit their woodworking

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ON THE JOB WITH ROGER BISBY – JOSB DONE TO FILM SERIES OF PRACTICAL VIDEOS SHOWING THE BROAD USES OF OSB

JOSB Done, the trade campaign to promote the uses and benefits of Oriented Strand Board (OSB), is working with building expert Roger Bisby to create a series of practical videos showing everything OSB can do, with the first set to be released in June.

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A JOSB DONE WELL

Industry campaign JOSB Done comes to an end after nine successful years championing the uses and benefits of Oriented Strand Board (OSB)

Over the past nine years, JOSB Done has been an engaging, tough talking and multi-faceted campaign focused on

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ON THE JOSB WITH ROGER BISBY: FIRST VIDEO GOES LIVE

JOSB Done, the industry wide campaign to promote the use of Oriented Strand Board (OSB), has partnered with established builder Roger Bisby to create a series of practical videos to demonstrate the uses of OSB in construction, the first in a series of informative videos

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OSB PROVIDES INDUSTRIAL URBAN STYLE TO DESIGN PROJECTS

Orientated Strand Board (OSB) continues to be the product of choice for architects and designers keen to bring an edgy, natural look to their projects. Industrial and urban style interiors have been steadily gaining popularity and OSB is a viable structural choice as

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JOSB DONE COMMENCES A 9TH YEAR OF CAMPAIGNING THE USES AND BENEFITS OF OSB

Industry campaign, JOSB Done, has reached its ninth year of championing the uses and benefits of Oriented Strand Board (OSB) following an exemplary year of grass roots activity in 2013.

Conceived in 2005 as a trade campaign to raise awareness of OSB with builders

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TOP OF THE LEAGUE FOR NORTHAMPTON TRADESMAN

There's been rain and sun; there've been tears and cheers; there've been near misses and, alongside an overwhelming demand for goal line technology, there've been goals. But after six long months all the shots have been taken, all the misses have been made and all the

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STRENGTH AND COST EFFECTIVENESS TOP CONSIDERATIONS FOR BUILDERS WHEN PURCHASING WOOD PANELS

JOSB Done, the industry-wide campaign promoting the use of Oriented Strand Board (OSB), has revealed the findings of six months of on the spot research at builders' merchants across the UK.

As part of its nationwide ‘Points On The Board' tour, which saw builders

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‘POINTS ON THE BOARD’ FOURTH ROUND RESULTS

Despite seeing more than 40 builders step up to the spot, the penultimate Points On The Board event, which was held in Crewe failed to see anybody threaten the table.

The competition, which has so far visited builders merchants in Walsall, Northampton and Banbury

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POINTS ON THE BOARD TOUR 2013 - BANBURY

We've been hitting the road in a nationwide tour of builder's merchants to promote the use of OSB in partnership with Professional Builder. Click here or visit the Professional

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ALL TO PLAY FOR AS JOSB DONE CONFIRMS FINAL POINTS ON THE BOARD TOUR DATES

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

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JOSB DONE’S QUEST FOR THE BEST - APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR 2013

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).

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BACK TO COLLEGE FOR JOSB DONE

Campaign to promote Oriented Strand Board holds a training day at Mid-Cheshire College to demonstrate its varied applications to the builders of the future. 

Industry campaign JOSB Done has

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CAN’T CE THE WOOD FOR THE TREES

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

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OSB ON THE JOB: CASE STUDY 5 - LOWFIELD TIMBER FRAMES

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,

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‘ILLEGAL TIMBER PRODUCTION HAS FALLEN, LET’S KEEP IT GOING’ SAYS JOSB DONE

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.  

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OSB ON THE JOB: CASE STUDY 3 -BESPACE URBAN DESIGN

Specialists in bespoke, contemporary garden cube design, Birmingham-based Bespace Urban Design is set to have its strongest year yet. Thanks to

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OSB ON THE JOB: CASE STUDY 1 - RJ JOINERY

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

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OSB ON THE JOB: CASE STUDY 4 -CASTLE TIMBER MERCHANTS

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

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OSB ON THE JOB: CASE STUDY 2 -YORKSHIRE TIMBER MERCHANTS

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,

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Industry research uncovers a difference of opinion when it comes to specifying timber panels

Priorities differ according to profession yet the environment has become an increasingly important factor, according to the survey by the JOSB Done campaign

Industry-wide campaign to promote the uses and benefits of Oriented Strand Board, JOSB Done, has discovered