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Editor’s pickMTCC receives PEFC Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding forest certification effort

MTCC, Malaysian Timber Certification Council, award, PEFC

The Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) has been awarded the Certificate of Appreciation from the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Scheme (PEFC) for the greatest increase in PEFC-certified forest area. The award was presented at the virtual PEFC Awards Ceremony held on 11 November 2020 in conjunction with PEFC …

Editor’s pickMalaysian International Furniture Fair concludes first-ever virtual exhibition

Malaysia, exhibition, COVID-19, digital event, MIFF, Furniverse

Southeast Asia’s largest furniture trade show, the Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) has concluded its first-ever virtual exhibition, MIFF Furniverse, which was held throughout the month of August 2020. Aimed to connect global furniture markets with real-time trade opportunities, the inaugural online exhibition consisted of …

Editor’s pickMalaysian Timber Certification Council welcomes new chairman

Malaysia, MTCC

Tuan Kamaruzaman Mohamad is the new chairman of the Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC). Succeeding Datuk K Yogeesvaran, who held the post from 27 July 2018 to 31 March 2020, Kamaruzaman took over the reins effective 11 May 2020.  Accrording to the April/June 2020 issue of Seedlinks, the official newsletter of the MTCC, MTCC …

ASEAN Super 8 announces new dates in 2021

Malaysia, Exhibition, COVID-19

Informa Markets, organiser of the region's leading event for the built environment, has announced new event dates. ASEAN Super 8, which comprises several exhibitions targeted at the built environment industry, will be held at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 15 to 17 June …

Malaysian government partners MTIB to build bamboo plantation, in first steps to turn bamboo into large-scale industry

Bamboo industry, large-scale industry, Malaysia

Bamboo-based timber industry and bamboo shoot processing (for food) industry has the potential to offer good returns and job opportunities in Malaysia, in addition to helping preserve the natural environment. In a report by New Sarawak Tribune, Primary Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Dr Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali said bamboo has …

Malaysia Palm Oil Board partners Techbond to produce palm-based polyol

Malaysia, palm-based polyol, polyurethane adhesive, commercialisation

Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and Techbond Greentech Sdn Bhd will start to produce palm-based polyol that will be used as a component in polyurethane adhesives, replacing formaldehyde-based adhesives, reported The Star. Using the polyol technology developed by MPOB, Techbond Greentech will produce sustainable palm oil-based polyol to create new …

Malaysian timber sector raised funds for people in need

MTC, Malaysia, timber sector, donation

The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities has reported that the Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) has raised RM895,550 out of the targeted RM1 million, through its Covid-19 Humanitarian Fund initiative. The MTC launched this fund-raising effort in cooperation with timber associations and companies nationwide. More than 100 logging …

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