VANCOUVER, BC -- West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.  reported earnings after discontinued operations of $63 million  on sales of $772 million in the second quarter of 2010 and earnings after discontinued operations of $83 million on sales of $1.5 billion for the first half of 2010.

“Although the improved results were driven largely by higher prices for all products, we benefited from higher production and shipments by our lumber division, as well as from our continued focus on cost control across the company.” said Hank Ketcham, West Fraser's chairman, president and CEO.

Read West Fraser Timber's press release.

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