Stock Exchange release June 26, 2006 09:04:35 AM CET

Metso to supply crushing and grinding equipment to Boddington Gold Mine

Metso Minerals will supply crushing and grinding equipment to Boddington Gold Mine (BGM) in Western Australia. The mine is a joint venture owned by Newmont Mining Corporation and AngloGold Ashanti. The delivery is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2007. The value of the order is approximately EUR 50 million.
 
The order comprises the supply of four ball mills with a capacity of 14,500 kW each, and five large mining cone crushers, complemented by installation and commissioning support services. Metso's solution is for the processing plant of the BGM expansion project.
 
Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2005 net sales of approximately EUR 4.2 billion. Its 22 000 employees in more than 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries.
www.metso.com
 
For further information, please contact:
Jeffery A. Leonard, Senior Vice President, Grinding & Process Equipment, Metso Minerals,
tel. +1 717 849 7464
Mark Glendenning, President, Asia-Pacific, Metso Minerals (Australia) Limited,
tel. + 61 8 9420 5566
Tuula Schreurs, Financial Communicator, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation,
tel. +358 20 484 3211