Stock Exchange release July 24, 2002 12:42:22 PM CET

Metso Corporation's Interim Review January - June 2002

Metso Corporation's Interim Review January – June 2002 will be published on
July 31, 2002 at 12.00 pm Finnish time
 
The news conference will be held on July 31, 2002 at
07:00 US EST
12:00 UK
13:00 CET
14:00 Finnish time
at Hotel Kämp, conference room 'Akseli Gallen-Kallela',
address: Pohjoisesplanadi 29, Helsinki.
 
The news conference can be followed live via Internet at the address www.metso.com.
 
Conference call
 
You will be able to follow the news conference also in a conference call to be arranged simultaneously.
 
Conference call participants are requested to call in a few minutes prior to the start of teleconference in
US: +1 303 713 7888
other countries: +44 (0)20 8240 8243
 
- A replay is available for 48 hours after the conference in
US: +1 703 736 7336 (access code: 122 492)
other countries: +44 (0)20 8288 4459 (access code: 122 492)
 
Interim Review presentation material is available before the news conference in Internet at www.metso.com -> Investors.
 
You are most welcome to participate in the news conference or the conference call.
 
Metso Corporation
 
 
Helena Aatinen, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Eeva Mäkelä, Manager, Investor Relations