Stock Exchange release June 20, 2007 09:02:15 AM CET

Metso to supply a metal shredder to Uralvtorchermet in Russia

Metso Minerals will supply a metal shredder to Uralvtorchermet for its metal recycling site in Beriosovsky, Sverdlovsk region, Russia. The delivery will be completed by the end of 2007. The value of the order is approximately EUR 6 million.
 
The order comprises a complete metal recycling shredder of 4000 hp driving power, as well as erection and commissioning services. The shredder will be used at Uralvtorhmermet's scrap processing plant to shred end-of-life car bodies and mixed light scrap for further melting.
 
Uralvtorchermet is the largest network of scrap processing enterprises in Russia. At present Uralvtorchermet's enterprises are located in some 40 Russian regions, where iron and steel scrap is collected and processed at approximately 230 production sites.
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.
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For further information, please contact:
Heinz Gerdes, President, Recycling business line, Metso Minerals tel. + 49 211 2105 615