Stock Exchange release March 12, 2007 12:18:08 PM CET

Metso to supply a lime calcining plant to Graymont in USA

Metso to supply a lime calcining plant to Graymont in USA
 
Metso Minerals will supply a lime calcining plant to Graymont for its Cricket Mountain lime plant in Utah, USA. The delivery will be completed by the end of this year. The value of the order is approximately EUR 8 million.
 
The order comprises a lime calcining plant with a Low Pressure Drop (LPD) preheater system as well as erection and commissioning services.
 
When the delivery is complete, Cricket Mountain lime plant's production of high quality quicklime will increase from current annual production of approximately 900,000 tonnes to 1,300,000 tonnes. The plant is one of the largest lime plants in the western USA.
 
Graymont is the third largest producer of lime in USA.
 
Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2006 net sales of approximately EUR 5 billion. Its 25,500 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:
Kenneth Brame, Vice President, Pyro processing, Mining business line, Metso Minerals,
tel + 1 570 271 7719