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DATUK K. YOGEESVARAN APPOINTED AS MTCC CHAIRMAN

Kuala Lumpur, 2 August – The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) welcomes Datuk K. Yogeesvaran as its new Chairman.  The ...
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SAPULUT FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT OBTAINS MTCS CERTIFICATION

Photo 1: Sapulut FMU 14 received its MTCS certification during Malam Hari Inovasi Jabatan Perhutanan Sabah 2018 – (Front row ...
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LINAU FMU AWARDED MTCS CERTIFICATION

Congratulations to Linau Forest Management Unit (Linau FMU) for being awarded the Certificate for Forest Management (Natural Forest) under the ...
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AUDITOR TRAINING COURSE ON FOREST MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION

Auditor Training Course on Forest Management Certification under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS), 9 – 12 July 2018, Kuantan, ...
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EDUCATIONAL TALKS FOR ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS, TAR UC

MTCC CEO Yong and guest speaker Ar Ahmad Asmadi from Ahmad Asmadi Architecture addressed some 132 students from the Faculty ...
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CONGRATULATIONS TO YB TERESA KOK ON HER APPOINTMENT AS MINISTER AND YB SHAMSUL ISKANDAR HJ MOHD AKIN AS DEPUTY MINISTER OF PRIMARY INDUSTRIES

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) congratulates YB Teresa Kok on her appointment as the Minister of Primary Industries, and ...
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MTCC WELCOMES NEW PR AND MARKETING MANAGER

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) announced the appointment of Mr Dzul Affandi Mat Noor as its new Public Relations ...
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SAPULUT FMU 14 & KAPIT FMU AWARDED MTCS CERTIFICATION

MTCC is pleased to announce that Sapulut Forest Management Unit 14 (Sapulut FMU14) and Kapit FMU became the latest FMUs ...
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RAVENSCOURT FMU AWARDED MTCS CERTIFICATION

Located in Limbang Division of Sarawak, Ravenscourt Forest Management Unit (FMU) becomes the first Forest Reserve located in the Heart ...
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MTCC PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST IS BACK FOR 2018 WITH A NEW MOBILE SHORT VIDEO CATEGORY

The Forests and People category welcomes shots of people responsible for the well-being of Malaysia’s forest resources such as foresters, ...
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GOING BEYOND FORESTS: PEFC TO OPEN CERTIFICATION TO FARMERS AND AGROFORESTRY- GIVE YOUR FEEDBACK NOW!

Our revised Sustainable Forest Management benchmark is now up for public consultation, and we are asking you to share your ...
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CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FORESTS

Sustainable Forests and Sustainable Cities MTCC joins the global communities in celebrating the United Nations -designated International Day of Forests ...
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MTCC SHOWCASES BENEFITS OF TIMBER CERTIFICATION AT EFE 2018

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) recently participated in the 14th edition of Export Furniture Exhibition Malaysia (EFE) 2018, held ...
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WORKSHOP TO IDENTIFY GAPS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN IMPLEMENTING FOREST MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION IN SARAWAK

JOINT PRESS RELEASE BY SARAWAK TIMBER ASSOCIATION (STA) AND MALAYSIAN TIMBER CERTIFICATION COUNCIL (MTCC) The State Government of Sarawak has ...
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GIVE YOUR FEEDBACK ON PEFC GROUP CERTIFICATION! PUBLIC CONSULTATION OPEN

PEFC invites all interested parties to give their comments on our revised Group Forest Management Certification standard - PEFC ST ...
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SIGNATURE MANUFACTURING ACHIEVES MTCS CERTIFICATION

Signature International Berhad Supports Sustainable Forest Practices With MTCS Chain of Custody Certification Kuala Lumpur, 26 December 2017 – Signature ...
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WINNING IMAGES FROM MTCC PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST SPARKS LOVE FOR FORESTS

Contest Raised Awareness On Sustainable Management Of Malaysian Forests Among Photography Enthusiasts Kuala Lumpur, 7 December 2017 – Albert Einstein ...
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MTCC PROMOTES MTCS-CERTIFIED TIMBER AT SMIDEX 2017

As the backbone of Malaysia’s economy, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play an immense role in helping to push the ...
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MTCC WELCOMES MOVE FOR MANDATORY FOREST CERTIFICATION IN SARAWAK

Kuala Lumpur, 28 November 2017 - Timber concessions in Sarawak will be required to obtain forest management certification under the ...
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MTCC PRESENTS ACADEMIC AWARDS TO EXEMPLARY FORESTRY STUDENTS FROM UMS AND UPM

MTCC Recognises Outstanding Achievements Of UMS And UPM Graduates Kuala Lumpur, 27 November 2017 – The Malaysian Timber Certification Council ...
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UMS FORESTRY SCHOLAR NAMED RECIPIENT OF FREEZAILAH FOREST SUSTAINABILITY AWARD

Kuala Lumpur, 19 November 2017 – The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC), in an effort to promote academic excellence and ...
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MTCC INSTILS AWARENESS ON SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY AMONG SCHOOL CHILDREN

Kuala Lumpur, 7 November 2017 – Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) took part in the Kuala Lumpur Engineering Science Fair (KLESF) ...
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MTCC ADVOCATES SUSTAINABLE TIMBER TO BUILD GREENER CITIES AT IGEM 2017

MTCC Supports Malaysia’s Commitment to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Kuala Lumpur, 10 October 2017 – The United Nations’ Sustainable Development ...
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MTCC PROMOTES MTCS-CERTIFIED TIMBER PRODUCTS AT EUROPE’S LARGEST GARDEN EXPO IN GERMANY

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) participated in SPOGA+Gafa, Europe’s largest garden expo, for the seventh consecutive year to promote ...
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Briefing and consultation session for chain of custody certificate holders under the MTCS

MTCC in collaboration with MTIB will be organising a half-day briefing and consultation session for chain of custody certificate holders ...
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Royal Selangor Obtains MTCS Certification

Center: Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong, awards the MTCS Chain of Custody certificate to ...
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MTCC shares experience on timber certification with ASEAN senior forestry officials

YB Dato Sri visited the MTCC booth accompanied by Dato' Nor Akhirrudin Mahmud (Director General, Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia) and ...
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MTCC Photography Contest 2017

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) in collaboration with PCP Publications is organizing the inaugural MTCC Photography Contest as an ...
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Eighteenth Annual General Meeting of MTCC

The Eighteenth Annual General Meeting was held on 22 June in Kuala Lumpur during which the Audited Accounts of the ...
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Status Update on the Review of MC&I(Natural Forest)

This is to announce that the review of the MC&I(Natural Forest) will be put on hold in 2017 pending the ...
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Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme fully accepted in The Netherlands

On 18 January 2017, following a parliamentary debate, the Government of The Netherlands announced the full acceptance of the Malaysian ...
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Withdrawal of the Certificate for Forest Management of the Kelantan State FMU

The Certificate for Forest Management for the Kelantan State FMU has been withdrawn by SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd with ...
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MTCC PRESENTS ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARDS TO UNDERGRADUATES

UPM and UMS Students Receive Award from MTCC for Outstanding Academic Performance Kuala Lumpur, 28 November 2016 – Aimed at ...
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MTCC FACILITATES WORKSHOP FOR UPM FORESTRY STUDENTS

Kuala Lumpur, 14 October 2016 – Over 120 students participating in the Forestry Students Camp organised by the University Putra ...
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SMART PARTNERSHIP BOOSTS FOREST MANAGEMENT

Published by Borneo Post Online August 26, 2016, Friday SANDAKAN: The 16th Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Forestry Camp was launched ...
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INAUGURAL MTCC ACADEMIC AWARD

INAUGURAL MTCC ACADEMIC AWARD ACKNOWLEDGING OUTSTANDING STUDENTS AND PROMOTING ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) launches its inaugural ...
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MTCC PAYS TRIBUTE TO ITS FOUNDING CHAIRMAN OF 17 YEARS

Dato’ Dr Freezailah Che Yeom Inspires A Forest-Loving Society and Champions Sustainable Forestry Agenda It was a day of mixed ...
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MTCC wishes all Muslim friends Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri

MTCC would like to wish everyone celebrating Hari Raya to have a safe 'balik kampung' journey. The management also wishes ...
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PEFC endorses the MC&I Forest Plantation.v2

MTCC is pleased to announce that the Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Plantation Management Certification or the MC&I Forest ...
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Datuk Himmat Singh Appointed as MTCC Chairman

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) welcomes Datuk Himmat Singh as its newly appointed Chairman. Datuk Himmat’s appointment marks another milestone ...
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Suspension of Forest Management Certificate for Kelantan State FMU

The Certificate for Forest Management issued to the Kelantan State FMU (FMC 005) against the requirements of MC&I(Natural Forest) have ...
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Summary of First Public Comment on Review of MC&I(Natural Forest)

In line with the Process and Timelines for the Review of the MC&I(Natural Forest), the first 60-day Public Comment on ...
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Suspension of Forest Management Certificate for Johor State FMU

The Certificate for Forest Management issued to the Johor State Forest Management Unit (FMU) (SGS-MTCS/FM-0102) against the requirements of MC&I(Natural ...
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PEFC Endorsement of MC&I(Forest Plantations) Extended to 30 June 2016

Following the adoption of the MC&I Forest Plantation.v2 on 19 December 2014, the standard became applicable on 1 July 2015 ...
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Reminder: Review of MC&I(Natural Forest): First Public Comment (16 November 2015 – 15 January 2016)

REMINDER Review of the Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Natural Forest) First Public Comment (16 November 2015 ...
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MTCS-Certified Timber Enhances Market Competitiveness

MTCC Showcases PEFC-Certified Tropical Timbers And Related Products At German Timber Day 2015 and SPOGA-Gafa 2015 Timber certification is an ...
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Forest Leaders Urge Governments to Take Firm Action on Climate Change

Geneva (Switzerland), 1 December 2015 - “We need a global agreement at COP 21 with clear actions and firm commitments, ...
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Review of MC&I(Natural Forest): First Public Comment (16 November 2015 – 15 January 2016)

Review of the Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Natural Forest): First Public Comment (16 November 2015 – ...
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Invitation for Peer Reviewer Training Course on the MC&I for Forest Management Certification

Invitation for Peer Reviewer Training Course on the Malaysian Criteria and Indicators (MC&I) for Forest Management Certification MTCC will be ...
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MyHIJAU Mark Product Registration for PEFC-Certified Products under MTCS

The acceptance of the MTCS under the MyHIJAU Mark Programme, enables all PEFC chain of custody (CoC) certificate holders to ...
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REVIEW OF STANDARD FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION OF NATURAL FOREST [MC&I(Natural Forest)]

The Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Natural Forest), or in short MC&I(Natural Forest) which is the standard ...
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MTCC Seminar on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) and Timber Certification

MTCC has been stepping up efforts locally to raise awareness among the relevant stakeholders and members of the public on ...
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New Standard for Forest Plantation Management Certification

The revised standard for forest plantation management certification, the MC&I Forest Plantation.V2 has been published and is available for download ...
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Dutch Technical Ministerial Visits & Stakeholder Consultation on MTCS

Second Meeting of the Malaysia - The Netehrlands Ministerial Joint Working Group Meeting (JWG) held in Kuala Lumpur Following the ...
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MTCC Stakeholder Dialogue and Appreciation Event 2015

MTCC hosted the MTCC Stakeholder Dialogue and Appreciation Event 2015 with the theme ‘Experiences Gained and the Way Forward for ...
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Farewell to Mr Harnarinder Singh

MTCC announces the retirement of Mr Harnarinder Singh on 30 September 2015, after having served the organisation in a Senior ...
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Announcement: Review of the MC&I(Natural Forest)

Announcement on the Review of the Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Natural Forest) [MC&I(Natural Forest)] The Malaysian ...
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Sustainable Forestry Vital For Malaysia’s Green Economy

Industries and consumers at large are increasingly aware of their role in opting for sustainable product alternatives in support of ...
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MTCC Stakeholder Dialogue 2015 – MTCC Instrumental in Inspiring Forest Certification in Asia

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) has been instrumental in inspiring forest certification development in Asia, said Ben Gunneberg, the ...
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MTCC Stakeholder Dialogue 2015 & Appreciation Dinner

MTCC will be organising the MTCC Stakeholder Dialogue 2015 & Appreciation Dinner which will be held on 28 July 2015 ...
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PEFC Endorsement of MC&I(Forest Plantations) Extended

PEFC has granted extension of the endorsement validity of the MC&I(Forest Plantations) until 31 December 2015. This is to allow ...
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MTCC DISMISSES ‘CAT’ REPORT PUBLISHED BY WWF GLOBAL

Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) dismisses the results in the WWF’s Forest Certification Assessment Tool (CAT) report released on 18th ...
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MyHIJAU Mark Product Registration for PEFC-Certified Products under MTCS

The MTCS has recently been accepted under the MyHIJAU Mark Programme, which will enable all PEFC chain of custody (CoC) ...
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New Standard for Forest Plantation Management Certification Published

Following the review process of the MC&I(Forest Plantations) that had taken two years to complete, it is with pleasure that ...
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Announcement: Training Session on Use of PEFC CoC Standard

MTCC, in collaboration with PEFC International, will be organising a training session for Certification Bodies on the use of the ...
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Summary of Third Public Comment on Enquiry Draft 3 of Review of MC&I(Forest Plantations)

The Review of Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Forest Plantations) [MC&I(Forest Plantations)] that commenced in January 2013 ...
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Reminder: Third Public Comment (60-day) on Enquiry Draft 3 – Review of MC&I(Forest Plantations)

ANNOUNCEMENT REMINDER REVIEW OF THE MALAYSIAN CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION (FOREST PLANTATIONS) [MC&I(FOREST PLANTATIONS)] THIRD PUBLIC COMMENT ...
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Global Recognition of MTCS Continues

PRESS RELEASE PEFC International has announced the re-endorsement of the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) for another period of 5 ...
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Guidelines for the Interpretation of Requirements in the Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Natural Forest) [MC&I(Natural Forest)]

Being a PEFC-endorsed scheme, the MTCS that is operated by MTCC is required to undergo assessment for re-endorsement after a ...
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Third Public Comment (60-day) on Enquiry Draft 3 – Review of MC&I(Forest Plantations)

ANNOUNCEMENT REVIEW OF THE MALAYSIAN CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION (FOREST PLANTATIONS) [MC&I(FOREST PLANTATIONS)] THIRD PUBLIC COMMENT (60-DAY) ...
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Compilation of Comments Received from Regional Stakeholder Consultations on Enquiry Draft 2 – Review of MC&I(Forest Plantations)

REGIONAL STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION ON THE REVIEW OF THE MALAYSIAN CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION (FOREST PLANTATIONS) [MC&I(FOREST PLANTATIONS)] ...
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Relief and Disbelief in Malaysia on MTCS-Acceptance

PRESS RELEASE KUALA LUMPUR 23 June: The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) welcomes the long overdue acceptance of the already ...
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PEFC Notification Fee under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS)

The PEFC Council has recently revised the guidance document PEFC GD 1006:2012, PEFC Notification of Certification Bodies by PEFC Council, ...
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Invitation to Participate in the Stakeholder Consultation of Anap Muput FMU Surveillance Audit

SIRIM QAS International Sdn Bhd (SIRIM QAS International) will be conducting the Surveillance Audit for forest management certification on Anap ...
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Regional Consultation on Enquiry Draft 2 – Review of MC&I(Forest Plantations)

REGIONAL CONSULTATION ON ENQUIRY DRAFT 2 REVIEW OF THE MALAYSIAN CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION (FOREST PLANTATIONS) [MC&I(FOREST ...
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ANNOUNCEMENT : Public Consultation on Enquiry Draft of PEFC GD 2001:201X, Chain of Custody of Forest-Based Products – Guidance for Use

ANNOUNCEMENT : Public Consultation on Enquiry Draft of PEFC GD 2001:201X, Chain of Custody of Forest-Based Products – Guidance for ...
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Summary of Second Public Comment on Review of MC&I(Forest Plantations)

The First Meeting of the Standards Review Committee (SRC) held from 26 – 28 August 2013 considered the comments received ...
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Review of the MC&I(Forest Plantations) – Second Public Comment (1-31 December 2013)

ANNOUNCEMENT  REVIEW OF THE MALAYSIAN CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION (FOREST PLANTATIONS) [MC&I(FOREST PLANTATIONS)]  SECOND (30-DAY) PUBLIC COMMENT ...
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Minister Opens PEFC General Assembly; Highlights Importance of Certification

“Malaysia is committed to manage its forests in a sustainable manner to take full benefits of the environmental, social and ...
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MTCC achieves second highest increase in CoC certification at PEFC GA

MTCC receives the Certificate of Appreciation for being the National Governing Body with the second highest increase of chain of ...
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MTCC Chairman Receives Chinese Friendship Award

MTCC Chairman, Y. Bhg. Dato’ Dr. Freezailah  Che Yeom has been awarded the 2013 People’s Republic of China Friendship Award ...
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Review of the MC&I(Forest Plantations) – Formation of the Standards Review Committee (SRC)

MTCC as the Secretariat is pleased to announce that the process for the formation of the 15-member Standards Review Committee ...
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PEFC Forest Certification Week 2013 – Advancing Sustainable Trade in Asia, 11-15 November 2013, Kuala Lumpur

“There are tremendous opportunities for stakeholders in Asia to contribute to sustainable forest management in Asia, for both forest managers ...
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MICCOS 2013 – Malaysia International Commodity Conference & Showcase

MICCOS 2013 is the premier event on Malaysian Commodities. It is a biennial event organised by the Ministry of Plantation ...
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Guidelines and Procedures for Social Impact Assessment and Monitoring of Forest Management Operations formulated for Peninsular Malaysia

The social aspects of forest management are an important consideration in the forest management standard (MC&I) used under the MTCS ...
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Clarification on Statement on Rubberwood Products issued by MTIB

The Statement on Rubberwood Products issued by MTIB (which was issued by MTCC prior to August 2011) basically provides information ...
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Summary of First Public Comment on Review of MC&I(Forest Plantations)

In line with the Proposed Process and Timelines for the Review of the MC&I(Forest Plantations), the first 60-day Public Comment ...
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REMINDER: Review of MC&I(Forest Plantations) – First Public Comment

This reminder serves to inform all stakeholder groups that we are more than half way through and will soon be ...
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Review of The MC&I (Forest Plantations) – First Public Comment (15 January – 16 March 2013)

In line with our earlier announcement related to the above matter, the Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) is hereby putting ...
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PEFC Collaboration Fund – 2013 Call for Proposals

PEFC is calling for proposals for the 2013 PEFC Collaboration Fund. This PEFC Annual Collaboration Fund seeks to support PEFC ...
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Happy Retirement, Mr. Chew

MTCC bids farewell to Mr. Chew Lye Teng, the founding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the MTCC who retires on ...
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Review of Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Forest Plantations) [MC&I (Forest Plantations)]

The Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Forest Plantations) [MC&I(Forest Plantations)] which is the standard for assessing the ...
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Semakan Semula Kriteria Dan Petunjuk bagi Pensijilan Pengurusan Hutan Malaysia (Ladang Hutan) [MC&I (Ladang Hutan)]

Kriteria dan Petunjuk bagi Pensijilan Pengurusan Hutan Malaysia (Ladang Hutan) [MC&I(Ladang Hutan)] adalah standard yang digunakan untuk tujuan pensijilan pengurusan ...
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New CEO For MTCC

Mr. Yong Teng Koon, MTCC’s Senior Manager (Forest Management) has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer for MTCC ...
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PEFC Endorsement of the MC&I(Forest Plantations)

MTCC is pleased to announce that the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes (PEFC) has endorsed the Malaysian ...
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Announcement:: Auditor Training Course on Forest Management Certification under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS)

ANNOUNCEMENT AUDITOR TRAINING COURSE ON FOREST MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION UNDER THE MALAYSIAN TIMBER CERTIFICATION SCHEME (MTCS) This is to announce that ...
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PEFC Chair Receives Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award

The press release on PEFC Chair Receives Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award can be downloaded here: http://www.mtcc.com.my/Press Releases/PEFC Council Chair ...
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Transition Plan from the Use of the MC&I (2002) to the MC&I (Natural Forest) under the MTCS

The forest management certification standard entitled Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification(Natural Forest)or in short MC&I(Natural Forest), replaces ...
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Reminder: Review of The MC&I (Forest Plantations) – First Public Comment

REMINDER REVIEW OF THE MALAYSIAN CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION (FOREST PLANTATIONS) [MC&I(FOREST PLANTATIONS)] FIRST PUBLIC COMMENT (Comment ...
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Revised MTCS document LG 3/2011 regarding issuance of PEFC Logo usage licenses replaces LG 2/2009

MTCC wishes to inform all the PEFC certificate holders and notified certification bodies that the MTCC Board of Trustees at ...
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Use of MC&I (Natural Forest) for Certification of Natural Forest in Malaysia

This is to inform that the Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Natural Forest) or in short the ...
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MTCC’s Reply To ‘The Star’ Article Rewriting The Rules – Forestry Guidelines

The Editor, Star Two, The Star Menara Star, 15 Jalan 16/11, 46350 Petaling Jaya. Dear Editor, Reference is made to ...
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MICCOS 2011!!

Organised for the fourth time, the Malaysia International Commodity Conference & Showcase (MICCOS) 2011 is the premier event on Malaysian ...
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Efforts Towards Sustainable Forestry Management Undermined by SMK Decision

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) regrets the decision of the SMK Board of Appeal to uphold the October 2010 ...
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PEFC Launches Global Consultation on Tropical Natural Forests

PEFC has launched a global consultation on its technical document PEFC ST 1003:2010, Appendix 2: Additional interpretation and requirements for ...
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Announcement: Conclusion of Third Public Comment on Final Draft MC&I (Natural Forest)

The Final Draft of the MC&I(Natural Forest) was subjected to a final 60-day Third Public Comment from 14 May – ...
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Reminder To Submit Comments on The Final Draft of MC&I (Natural Forest)

THIRD PUBLIC COMMENT FINAL DRAFT OF THE MC&I(NATURAL FOREST) (comment period: 14 May – 12 July 2011) This announcement is ...
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Annoucement : Review of the MC&I(2002) – Third Public Comment (14 May -12 July 2011)

THIRD PUBLIC COMMENT FINAL DRAFT OF THE MC&I(NATURAL FOREST) (Comment Period: 14 May – 12 July 2011) The Malaysian Criteria ...
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New Normative and Guidelines Documents Related to MC&I(2002)

MTCC has issued a new normative document MC&I 2/2011 dated 16 February 2011 dealing with the Interpretation of Criterion 6.10 ...
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Update on the Review of the MC&I(2002)

The Second Draft of the MC&I(Natural Forest) including the comments received from the various stakeholder groups obtained during the Second ...
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Basis of TPAC decision questioned by MTCC

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) regrets the decision of the Dutch Timber Procurement Assessment Committee (TPAC) to change its ...
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PEFC-Certified timber from Malaysia Arrives in Belgium

One of the first PEFC-certified sawn timber consignments from Malaysia has arrived at the port of Antwerp in Belgium. The ...
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Amendment to Scheme Document – MTCS 1/2009

In view of the fact that the transition of the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) to fully comply with the ...
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Three More FMUs Become PEFC-Certified

The Kedah, Pahang and Perak Forest Management Units (FMUs) have been awarded with the accredited Certificate for Forest Management (Natural ...
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Fees for use of PEFC Logo

Beginning 1 July 2010, following a decision made by the Board of Trustees, MTCC will impose a fee for the ...
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Project on Formulation of Guidelines and Procedures for Social Impact Assessment and Monitoring of Forest Management Operations

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the UPM Consultancy & Services Sdn Bhd ...
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Stakeholder Dialogue: Development of Forest Certification in Asia Pacific & Revision of PEFC Requirements for Forest Certification Systems

To all Malaysian stakeholders groups, We are pleased to inform you that MTCC and the PEFC Council will be co-hosting ...
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Announcement: Review of MC&I(2002) – Second Public Comment

FIRST DRAFT OF THE MC&I(NATURAL FOREST) (Comment Period: 10 March - 9 April 2010) The Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management ...
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MTCC Optimistic of Outlook for Endorsement of MTCS by Dutch Government

PRESS RELEASE, 5 March 2010 MTCC Optimistic of Outlook for Endorsement of MTCS by Dutch government The Malaysian Timber Certification ...
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First PEFC-notified CB for Chain-of-Custody Certification

MTCC-notified certification body, SIRIM QAS International Sdn. Bhd. (SIRIM QAS) has become the first PEFC-notified CB (PEFC Logo usage Licence ...
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Update on Review of MC&I(2002)

This is to inform all stakeholders that the 15-member Standards Review Committee  (SRC) comprising representatives from stakeholder groups, i.e. environmental, ...
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Expiry of Certificate for Forest Management for Sela’an-Linau FMU

The validity of the Certificate for Forest Management that has been issued to the Sela’an-Linau FMU on 18 October 2004 ...
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Seminar on Forest Management and Timber Certification in Malaysia

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) is organizing a Seminar on Forest Management and Timber Certification in Malaysia to highlight ...
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Public Comments on review of MC&I (2002)

The Secretariat of the Standards Review Committee is pleased to announce the following comments which were received from the stakeholder ...
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PEFC Endorsement of the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS)

PRESS RELEASE The Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) has become the first tropical timber certification scheme in the Asia Pacific ...
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Second Annoucement: Review of the MC&I (2002)- First Public Comment

Further to our earlier announcement regarding the above matter, this is to inform all stakeholders that we are now at ...
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Announcement: Review of the MC&I(2002) – First Public Comment

ANNOUNCEMENT REVIEW OF THE MALAYSIAN CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION [MC&I(2002)] – FIRST PUBLIC COMMENT (Date: 1 April ...
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MC&I(Forest Plantations) adopted as the Standard for Certification of Forest Plantations under the MTCS

The Thirty Ninth Meeting of the MTCC Board of Trustees held on 17 February 2009 has adopted the MC&I(Forest Plantations) ...
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MTCS Dispute Resolution Procedures

The MTCC wishes to inform that the 39th Meeting of the MTCC Board of Trustees held on 17 February 2009 ...
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Review of The Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification [MC&I (2002)]

The Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification [MC&I(2002)] which is the standard used for forest management certification under ...
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Expiry of Johor FMU Certificate for Forest Management

The Certificate for Forest Management (FMC 004) issued to the Johor FMU against the requirements of MC&I(2001) has expired on ...
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MC&I(Forest Plantations) Adopted as the Standard for Certification of Forest Plantations in Malaysia

The Eleventh Meeting of the multi-stakeholder National Steering Committee (NSC) held on 25 November 2008 has adopted the Malaysian Criteria ...
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MTCC’s Response to COAC’s Reply

Dear Dr. Nicholas, Reference is made to your letter dated 10 November 2007 (2008?) regarding the above matter. We stand ...
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MTCC’s response to article entitled “MTCC Ambush” posted in COAC website

http://www.mtcc.com.my/latestnews/Response to Article by COAC 17 September 2008.pdf ...
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Draft MC&I (Forest Plantations) Field Tested

The draft Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Forest Plantations) or in short the MC&I(Forest Plantations) was subjected ...
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Information Update: New Institutional Arrangement for Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS)

MTCC has been making preparations towards implementing a new institutional arrangement for its timber certification scheme since 2005 as an ...
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Certified Malaysian Timber Companies Can Now Apply For Tax Deduction On Expenses Incurred In Obtaining COC Certification Under The MTCS

Malaysian timber companies holding the MTCC Certificate for Chain-of-Custody can now apply from the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (Lembaga ...
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MTCC Submits its Scheme for PEFC Endorsement

MTCC has formally submitted the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) for endorsement of the PEFC Council (Programme for the Endorsement ...
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Three More FMUS Certified Agains MC&I(2002)

The Kelantan and Perak Forest Management Units (FMUs) became the third and fourth FMUs in Peninsular Malaysia, while the Anap-Muput ...
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Outcome of The Public Consultation on the Draft MC&I (Forest Plantations, 30 April – 3 June 2007

BACKGROUND The draft Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Forest Plantations) or in short the MC&I(Forest Plantations) was ...
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Expiry of Validity of the Certificate for Forest Management

The Certificate for Forest Management issued to the Selangor FMU (FMC 02) and the Terengganu FMU (FMC 03) against the ...
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Pahang FMU Second to be Certified Under MC&I (2002)

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) is pleased to announce that the Pahang FMU has become the second FMU after ...
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Overseas Based Accredited CBS Recognised Overseas Timber Companies Can Now Apply for CoC Certification

In line with its decision to use only Certification Bodies (CBs) accredited with the Department of Standards Malaysia (DSM) under ...
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Terengganu FMU Certificate for Forest Management extended

The validity of the Certificate for Forest Management awarded to the Terengganu FMU has been extended to 13 December 2007 ...
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Negeri Sembilan FMU First to be Certified Against MC&I (2002)

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) wishes to announce that the Negeri Sembilan FMU is the first FMU to be ...
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UKTTF comments on The Star Article

http://www.mtcc.com.my/latestnews/Andy Roby's reply.pdf ...
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Public Notification: Forest Management Assessment of Anap Muput Forest Management Unit (FMU), Sarawak

PEMBERITAHUAN UMUM PENILAIAN PENGURUSAN HUTAN KE ATAS UNIT PENGURUSAN HUTAN (FMU) ANAP MUPUT, SARAWAK FMU Anap-Muput merupakan FMU kedua di ...
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Statement by MTCC on Keurhout Board of Appeal Ruling on Lionex (M) Sdn. Bhd.

http://www.mtcc.com.my/latestnews/070511 - MTCC - reply Keurhout.pdf ...
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Public Notification and Call For Comments on Draft Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Forest Plantations) [MC&I (Forest Plantations)]

BACKGROUND The need to develop a standard for certification of forest plantations was discussed by the various meetings  of the ...
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MTCC’s Response to ‘The Star’ Article

http://www.mtcc.com.my/press_releases_downloads/Star-suhakam finds conflicting views.pdf ...
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MTCC’s Reply to COAC’s Letter in ‘The Star’

http://www.mtcc.com.my/press_releases_downloads/StarCertificationdisputebyCOAC.pdf ...
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MTCC’s Reply to ‘The Star’ Article Disputed Papers

http://www.mtcc.com.my/press_releases_downloads/Star-letter to editor.pdf ...
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UK Government Continues to Accept MTCC Scheme as Assurance of Legally Harvested Timber

The UK Government will continue to accept the MTCC scheme as assurance of legally harvested timber.  According to a press ...
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Pahang, Selangor Certificates Extended, Terengganu Certificate Expires

The Certificate for Forest Management issued to the Pahang and Selangor FMUs against the requirements of MC&I(2001) and valid till ...
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Road Vital To Our Livelihood, Say Isolated Villagers

http://www.mtcc.com.my/documents_downloads/Borneo post article 2.pdf ...
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Jabu Blames Few Stubborn Penans for Blockade

http://www.mtcc.com.my/documents_downloads/Borneo post article 1.pdf ...
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Do They Know What We Want?

http://www.mtcc.com.my/documents_downloads/News item.pdf ...
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Regional Consultations on MC&I(Forest Plantations)

The regional consultation for Sarawak to deliberate on the draft Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Forest Plantations) ...
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The Joint Project Between MTCC and The City of Hamburg, Germany on MC&I(2002)

A joint project between MTCC and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (FHH), Germany or in short the MTCC-Hamburg ...
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Annoucement: Development of Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Forest Management Certification (Forest Plantations)

This is to inform all stakeholders that a 12-member Technical Working Group (TWG) comprising representatives from multi-stakeholder groups, i.e. environmental, ...
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First Timber Company in Sabah Awarded MTCC Certificate for Chain-of-Custody

Carl Ronnow (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. has become the first timber company in Sabah to be awarded the MTCC Certificate for ...
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Implementation of New Institutional Arrangement for MTCC Scheme

As an important measure to further strengthen and enhance the acceptance of the MTCC scheme in the international market, the ...
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MTCC Certificates Accepted Under The Netherlands Keurhout Protocol For Legal Origin

Seven Forest Management Units (FMUs) and 24 timber companies holding the MTCC certificates have been accepted under the Keurhout Protocol ...
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EU Parliament Recognition for PEFC

The European Parliament considers PEFC and FSC certification systems to be equally suitable in providing consumers with assurances of sustainable ...
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Danish Company NEPCon Becomes First Overseas-Based Assessor To Be Registered With MTCC

MTCC had in 2004 amended its procedures to allow applications for the registration of overseas-based assessors under its timber certification ...
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MTCC Response To Greenpeace International’s Report Entitled “Missing Links”

MTCC’S RESPONSE TO GREENPEACE INTERNATIONAL’S REPORT ENTITLED “MISSING LINKS” The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) notes with regret yet again ...
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Asia Plywood Company Sdn. Bhd. – Certificate for Chain-of-Custody No.63

Following the follow-up visit by the independent assessor, SIRIM QAS International Sdn. Bhd., on 14 September 2005 to verify the ...
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MTIB-MTCC’s response to Greenpeace International’s report ”Missing Links”

Following the report entitled ‘Missing Links’ by Greenpeace International, a team from the Enforcement Unit of the Malaysian Timber Industry ...
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Asia Plywood Company Sdn. Bhd.- Certificate for Chain-of-Custody No.63

(1) Following MTCC’s earlier Press Release dated 3 August 2005 on the above matter, this is to inform that a ...
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Asia Plywood Company Sdn. Bhd.- Certificate for Chain-of-Custody No.63

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) wishes to announce that Asia Plywood Company Sdn. Bhd., holder of Certificate for Chain-of-Custody ...
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Samling Response to NGOs – Finalised

Samling regrets the recent reports by certain NGOs concerning SFM and forest certification in the Sela’an-Linau forest management unit. We ...
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Information Update – Sela’an Linau FMU

The Sela’an-Linau Forest Management Unit (FMU) is the first FMU in Sarawak to be awarded the Certificate for Forest Management ...
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Information Update: Implementation of The MTCC Certification Scheme

MTCC has been operating its timber certification scheme since October 2001 using the Malaysian Criteria, Indicators, Activities and Standards of ...
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Sela’an Linau FMU first to be MTCC-certified in Sarawak

The Sela’an Linau Forest Management Unit (FMU) has become the first FMU in Sarawak, and the ninth in Malaysia, to ...
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Assesment of MTCC Scheme by UK Goverment

MTCC has taken note of the News Release dated 9 November 2004 issued by the UK Department for Environment, Food ...
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National Consultation on the Review of RAP/COC held in Kuala Lumpur

The current standard for chain-of-custody certification used by the MTCC timber certification scheme since it started its operation in December ...
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Field-Test of MC&I (2002)

The MC&I(2002) was finalised and adopted as the standard for forest management certification at the National-Level Consultation held on 28-30 ...
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Regional Field Testing Of MC&I (2002) Completed, 1 June 2004

The MC&I(2002), which was finalized and adopted by consensus at the multi-stakeholder National-level Consultation held on 28-30 October 2002, has ...
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Notification On Use Of MC&I By MTCC Scheme, 1 April 2004

The MTCC timber certification scheme, which began operation in October 2001, is being implemented using a phased approach. The certification ...
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MTCC Invites Proposals For Its Review On Requirements And Assessment Procedures For Chain-Of-Custody Certification (RAP/COC)

The document entitled Requirements and Assessment Procedures for Chain-of-Custody Certification (RAP/COC)and dated 3 November 2000 is the key document related ...
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MTCC’S Response To Greenpeace International’s Leaflet Dated January 2004

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) notes with regret that Greenpeace International has chosen the occasion of the 7th Meeting of ...
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Danish Government Accepts MTCC Scheme

In a recent move, the Danish Ministry of the Environment has included the MTCC timber certification scheme as one of ...
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More Forest Areas And Timber Companies Certified

Another four State forest management units (FMUs), namely Johor, Kedah, Perak and Negeri Sembilan, were recently awarded the Certificate for ...
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MTCC To use New FSC-Compatible MC&I by January 2005, 26 August

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) Board of Trustees at its 19th meeting held on 31 July 2003 decided to ...
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