Lakeland Mills Ltd.

Lakeland Mills Ltd.

June 22, 2012 14:00 ET

Lakeland Suspends Operations at Planer Mill and District Energy System

PRINCE GEORGE, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 22, 2012) - Lakeland Mills has temporarily closed its planer mill and shut down its district energy system as a precautionary measure. The action was taken as a result of monitoring that found unusually high levels of methane gas at the Lakeland Mills site.

A media teleconference will be held this morning at 11:45 a.m. PDT to provide details on Lakeland's response to this issue. Greg Stewart, president of Sinclar Group Forest Products, of which Lakeland Mills is a division, will address the media and take questions.

Media call-in information is as follows:

Time: 11:45 a.m. PDT
Teleconference Number: 1-866-865-5862
Participant Number: 824181#

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