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MTC appoints Richard Yu as CEO

20-03-2018
MTC, Richard Yu, Malaysia, timber

The Malaysian Timber Council has appointed Richard Yu Tuan Chong as Chief Executive Officer effective 13 March 2018. MTC Chairman Dato’ Gooi Hoe Hin said Yu’s appointment was unanimously decided by the MTC Board of Trustees with the approval of the Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong. Yu …

Editor’s pickSignature International becomes Malaysia’s first kitchen manufacturer to obtain CoC certification

16-01-2018
MTCC, Signature, kitchen

Signature International Bhd receives its CoC certification from MTCC at its lifestyle gallery. The company is the first in Malaysia to receive the certification. Signature International Berhad is the first in the kitchen systems sector to obtain the Chain of Custody (CoC) Certification under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS). The …

Editor’s pickSustainable timber plays a vital role in building greener cities: MTCC

11-10-2017
MTCC, MTCS, malaysia

Consumers can contribute positively towards building greener cities by consciously demanding for PEFC endorsed, MTCS-certified timber products. Using certified timber encourages greener cities in Malaysia, a strategic move now more crucial than ever with over half of the world’s population living in cities today, according to the Malaysian …

MTC Bangalore office to open in June

02-05-2017
MTC, Bangalore

The Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) will open an office in the south city of Bangalore in June this year to better service the Indian market. The domestic timber industry is a major contributor to the nation's export accounting for about 18 per cent of total export earnings by the commodities sector and almost three per cent of Malaysia's total …

Editor’s pickWhat's not to love about wood?

12-04-2017
EcoBuild, Southeast Asia, construction, wood, architecture, MTC, MTIB

By Lee Zhuomin This week, the fourth edition of EcoBuild Southeast Asia returns to the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malaysia. Organised by UBM in collaboration with the Construction Industry Development Board, this year's event marks EcoBuild’s fourth year of partnership with Malaysia’s International Construction Week. To give …

Editor’s pickMTC turns silver, heads for gold

29-03-2017
Malaysia, wood products, exports, MTC, Malaysian Timber Council

Datuk Dr Abdul Rahim Nik, CEO of the Malaysian Timber Council, rolls out the Council’s activities for 2017 and speaks about his aspirations as the Council turns 25 this year.   2017 marks an important milestone for the Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) as it turns 25 this year. Datuk Dr Abdul Rahim, who took office as MTC’s …