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Introduction to Wood Procurement (3 cr)

Code: MM10053-3001

General information


01.10.2022 - 31.10.2022


27.02.2023 - 05.05.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching


Wärtsilä Campus Karjalankatu 3

Teaching languages

  • Finnish


1 - 60

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Forestry


  • Esa Etelätalo

Teacher in charge

Ollipekka Hakonen


  • MMNS22
    Forestry Engineer, Full-time Studies, Fall, 2022


You know wood procurement as a part of the forest company. You learn the terminology and know the different methods and machines of the procurement. You learn the productivities of different chains of procurement and different forestry machines. You know the measurement of timber with measure in the felling head and how to control it. You know the cut to length method and basics of forest harvesting site planning. You understand basics of collective labor agreement in forestry.


Core contents:
- Company procurement
- Terminology and terms in wood procurement
- The machines, their equipment and productivity in harvesting of timber
- Cut to length method
- Basics of planning forest harvesting site
- Collective labor agreement in forestry and the pay

Evaluation scale