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Press release from Marketwire

West Fraser's ("WFT") Wayne Clogg to Retire

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

West Fraser's ("WFT") Wayne Clogg to Retire17:19 EDT Wednesday, September 14, 2011VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 14, 2011) - Wayne Clogg, West Fraser's (TSX:WFT) Senior Vice-President, Woodlands has announced his intention to retire at the end of 2011. Mr. Clogg joined the Company in 1980 and has served West Fraser in a number of senior management roles including, most recently, having overall responsibility for woodlands and fibre management for the Company.Hank Ketcham, Chairman, President and CEO said: "Wayne has been a key contributor to our success during his 32 years with us. He is a leader who reflects and has strengthened West Fraser's culture."This News Release contains certain forward-looking statements about potential future developments, in particular those relating to the announced retirement of Mr. Clogg. Readers should exercise caution in relying upon forward-looking statements and West Fraser undertakes no obligation to publicly revise them to reflect subsequent events or circumstances except as required by applicable securities laws.West Fraser is an integrated wood products company producing lumber, wood chips, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp and newsprint. The Company has operations in western Canada and the southern United States.West Fraser shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol: "WFT".FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Hank KetchamWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.Chairman, President and CEO(604) 895-2700ORLarry HughesWest Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.Vice President, Finance and CFO(604) 895-2700(604) 681-6061 (FAX)www.westfraser.com