Written by Art W. Klassen
Friday, 07 September 2012 00:00
PT Sari Bumi Kusuma / PT Harjohn Timber - Industry (Location : Pontianak)
PT Sari Bumi Kusuma / PT Harjohn Timber Industri
Integrated industry producing a wide range of plywood and solid wood moulding products, particularly using Bangkirai. This is a major industrial complex belonging to the Alas Kusuma Group. It processes logs from the Group’s concessions across the border in Central Kalimantan. TFF’s Involvement
TFF provided baseline assessments, training, and technical assistance for the establishment of CoC systems for Legal Verified (2003) and FSC (2006). Current Status
Major producer of FSC certified products. This industry processes all certified logs from the company’s concession in Central Kalimantan. TFF assistance on general oversight, training, and technical guidance is ongoing.
PT Erna Djuliawati - Industry (Location : Sanggau)
PT Erna Djuliawati Industri
Major producer for a wide range of plywood products including fancy panels, pre-processed flooring, as well as container and truck flooring. This is the main woodworking complex of the Lyman Group which sources the majority of it’s wood supply for the FSC certified forest concession across the border in Central Kalimantan.
TFF provided baseline assessments, training, and technical assistance for the establishment of CoC systems for Legal Verified (2004) and FSC (2005).
Major producer of FSC certified products. This industry processes all certified logs from the company’s concession in Central Kalimantan. TFF assistance with CoC issues continues on an “as required” basis.
PT Suka Jaya Makmur - Industry (Location : Ketapang)
PT Suka Jaya Makmur Industry
Integrated wood working industry producing plywood products as well as Meranti and Bankirai mouldings. This is the main woodworking complex of the Alas Kusuma Group for its southern concessions located in West and Central Kalimantan. TFF’s Involvement
TFF has provided baseline assessments, training, and technical assistance for CoC certification.
The company received its FSC certification on June 30, 2011.
PT Suka Jaya Makmur - Concession
PT Suka Jaya Makmur - Concession
This is a 171,340 ha
concession located in the southern portion of West Kalimantan and is the main concession of the Alas Kusuma Group supplying logs to the company’s industry in Ketapang. Base camp is situated outside the concession at the edge of the forest area. TFF’s Involvement
TFF has a relationship with SJM dating back to 2002. In 2003, TFF helped the company qualify for a certificate of legality and CoC issued by SmartWood. This was part of a TFF forest-market linking pilot project which demonstrated the feasibility of linking a forest management unit with a specific US market outlet. TFF has conducted extensive RIL training and research in this concession and has conducted a baseline assessment for WWF to qualify this concession for membership in the GFTN.
More recently, TFF has facilitated an HCV assessment and the preparation of draft conservation management plan.
SJM's certification efforts with intensive TFF support, resulted in the achievement of FSC certification in June 30, 2011.
CV Pangkar Beggili - Concession
PT Pangkar Beggili - forest nursery
This 30,195 ha
West Kalimantan concession is typical of the new concession picture that is evolving out of the Ministry of Forests trend towards smaller concessions. The need to amortize huge initial investments against a relatively small production capacity presents a major challenge for the concept of sustainable forest management. Never-the-less, this new concession has requested assistance in achieving legality verification and meeting the TFF standard for RIL.TFF’s Involvement
TFF has implemented the first tow RIL training module under the RAFT project and is currently implementing complete set of RIL training modules for the concession under the USAID-IFACS
To ensure successful uptake of RIL methods, TFF proposes the delivery of all three training modules in 2012.
PT SBK - Tontang and Batasan - Concessions
RIL training at PT Sari Bumi Kusuma - Tontang
The 75,200 ha
concession area of PT. SBK-Tontang is managed along with the adjucent concession of PT Batasan (49,150 ha) in what is essentially a single integrated management unit.TFF’s Involvement
TFF has begun a program of RIL training in 2012.
Completion of this training program will probably occur in 2013.
PT Wanasokan Hasilindo - Concession
Map of PT Wanasokan
Wanasokan Hasilindo a 49,000 ha
concession recently become the third Alas Kusuma concession to commit to FSC certification.TFF’s Involvement
TFF represents Wanasokan under The Borneo Initiative certification support program and is currently delivering a series of RIL trainings with IFACS
funding support.Current Status
Pre assessment and HCVF assessment have been carried out a major RIL training effort is underway.
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