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Press release from CNW Group

Vicwest Inc. to Host Second Quarter 2012 Results Conference Call - August 09, 2012

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Vicwest Inc. to Host Second Quarter 2012 Results Conference Call - August 09, 201210:00 EDT Thursday, July 26, 2012Toronto Stock Exchange: VIC, VIC.DBOAKVILLE, ON, July 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Vicwest Inc. (the "Corporation") (TSX: VIC, VIC.DB) today announced that it will hold a conference call and webcast on Thursday, August 09, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. (ET) to discuss the Corporation's second quarter results. A news release announcing the results will be issued prior to the call.The call will be hosted by Colin Osborne, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Kent Harris, Chief Financial Officer. Following management's presentation, there will be a question and answer session for analysts and investors. To participate in the teleconference, the numbers are 416-644-3414 or 1-800-814-4859. Callers are advised to call in at least 10 minutes in advance. To participate in the webcast, please visit Vicwest's website at www.vicwestinc.com (News & Events section).A taped rebroadcast will be available to listeners following the call until midnight on August 16, 2012. To access the rebroadcast, please dial 416-640-1917 or 1-877-289-8525 and quote the passcode 4544937#.The webcast will be archived on Vicwest's website upon completion of the call.About Vicwest Inc.Vicwest Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of building construction products, and steel containment products for agricultural grain, fertilizer and liquid storage. Through its Vicwest Building Products division, the Company fabricates and markets metal roofing, siding and other metal building products under the trade names Vicwest, Mercury Metals, Valley Truss & Metal, RCA Metal and AWIP-Vicwest USA. The Company's Westeel Storage Solutions division manufactures storage solutions for agricultural grain and fertilizer, as well as liquid storage tanks and accessories. These products are manufactured and distributed under the trade names Westeel, Northern Steel Industries and NSI. Through a global alliance, Westeel distributes Buhler Industries-manufactured grain handling equipment in Canada under the Westeel brand while Buhler Industries markets and sells Westeel-manufactured products through its US distribution network. Westeel's European branch serves the growing international demand for agricultural grain storage and handling equipment.  In Canada, Westeel also represents Skandia, Europe's most advanced elevator and conveyor grain handling systems. With approximately 1,200 dedicated employees and strategically located manufacturing facilities, the Company delivers superior quality products and excellent service to customers in chosen markets. Vicwest Inc. is a member of the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index. For more information, visit www.vicwestinc.com.SOURCE: Vicwest Inc.For further information: Colin Osborne President & Chief Executive OfficerVicwest Inc. Tel:  (905) 469-5700 Fax: (905) 825-1090 ir@vicwestinc.com Kent Harris Chief Financial OfficerVicwest Inc.  Tel: (905) 469-5706 Fax: (905) 825-1090 ir@vicwestinc.com