Forestry Statistics 2007 - UK Grown Timber

Sawmills - All Mills

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For the first time in 2006, all sawmills were asked to report sales to bioenergy. An estimated 212 thousand green tonnes (mainly softwood) were sold to bioenergy in 2006. Almost two thirds of this total (64%) was sold by sawmills in Northern Ireland.

Table 2.16 Sales to bioenergy, 2006

Type

England

Scotland

   Wales

Northern
Ireland

       UK

thousand green tonnes

Softwood

32

20

19

135

205

Hardwood

6

0

1

0

7

Total

38

20

19

135

212

Source: Sawmill Survey


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