MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 11, 2011) - The Board of Directors of Stella-Jones Inc. (TSX:SJ) is pleased to announce that a semi-annual dividend of $0.26 per share, representing an increase of 8.3% over its previous semi-annual dividend, has been declared on the outstanding common shares of the Corporation, payable on October 7, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 2, 2011. This dividend is designated to be an eligible dividend.

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Mr. George Labelle
Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
STELLA-JONES INC.
(514) 934-8665
www.stella-jones.com