Sales of Green Log by Auction. Batch.1/2018. Deramakot Forest Reserve Sustainable Forest Management

SABAH FORESTRY DEPARTMENT NOTICE

SALES OF GREEN LOGS BY AUCTION

DERAMAKOT FOREST RESERVE SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT, SANDAKAN, SABAH,  MALAYSIA

I am pleased to inform you that the auction of various commercial species of tropical logs from an FSC Certified Forest - Deramakot Forest Reserve Sandakan, will be conducted on July 13, 2018 (Friday). These logs were produced by eco-friendly harvesting systems and in conformity with Sustainable Forest Management principles.

AUCTION ITINERARY

Ref. No. Batch 1/2018
Auction Date July 13, 2018 (Friday)
Time 9:30 am (Please register early, latecomers will be barred)
Venue Conference Room, 3rd Floor, District Forestry Office, SANDAKAN, SABAH, MALAYSIA
General Species Composition Species Approximate
Composition
(%)
Upset Price (RM)/m³
  White Seraya/Yellow Seraya/Melapi 16 410
  Red Seraya/Oba Suluk 33 510
  Keruing 19 510
  Kapur 22 510
  Kembang/Nyatoh/ Pengiran/Kembang Semangkok 1 360
  Mixed Timber 6 220
  Selangan Batu 3 550
APPROXIMATE
TOTAL VOLUME
Approximately: 7,000 m³
LOCATION OF LOGS: SAPAPAYAU Log yard, KM 4.5 Tangkulap Road, Telupid, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

The latest list of log description and auction specifications will be available at our website www.deramakot.sabah.gov.my or will be sent (BY REQUEST) to interested parties by fax/e-mail on July 11, 2018.  It can also be obtained from the Head Economy, Industry & Statistics Division, Sabah Forestry Department HQ, Sandakan (Tel:60-089-242869/242613: Fax: 60-089-666170, e-mail: or   or the Deramakot Forestry Officer (Tel: 60-089-844000 & Fax: 60-089-844002).  The logs may be inspected at Sapapayau Log yard by liaising with these officers.

Those who wish to participate in the auction are to register themselves with the Head, Sandakan Regional Accounts Unit by paying a non-refundable registration fee of RM500.00 before 09:30 a.m. on Friday (July 13, 2018) or earlier.  All registered bidders are to bring along a Cashier’s Order/Bank Draft of not less than RM10,000.00 payable to the Chief Conservator of Forests for inspection, before bidding commences.  Those who are unable to do so, unfortunately, will be barred from bidding.

The auction conditions are as follow:

1)    Upset-price: As indicated (inclusive of all Government charges except for the community forestry cess at RM4.00/M3, forest conservation fee of RM5.00/M3, or for local processing at RM95/M3);

2)    This is an open auction with no restriction or classification on the prospective bidder save the explanation thereafter registered bidders may bid separately for each of the batches or all of the batches. However, individual bidders without any registered company and a trading licence are not allowed to participate;

3)    A deposit of RM10,000.00 has to be paid immediately by the successful bidder, and the balance due (bid price + royalty + community forestry cess of RM4.00/M3 + forest conservation fee of RM5.00/M3) within one month for all bidders (i.e. by August 13, 2018) failing which, the deposit paid will be forfeited:

4)    All bidding must be made to the nearest Ringgit Malaysia.

5)    All purchased logs are only for domestic processing.

As these logs are produced in accordance with sustainable forest management principles, and from an FSC certified forest, it is highly advisable that sustainable players in the industry take note of this auction and are urged to participate.


Thank you

DATUK SAM MANNAN
CHIEF CONSERVATOR OF FORESTS

(June 20, 2018)