Stock Exchange release July 14, 2008 12:30:00 PM CET

INVITATION TO A NEWS CONFERENCE

Metso Corporation's Interim Review for January - June 2008
 
Metso Corporation's Interim Review for January - June 2008 will be published on Thursday
July 24, 2008 at about 12:00 p.m. Finnish time/EEST (10:00 a.m. BST, 11:00 a.m. CEST)

The news conference for investors and analysts will be held on July 24, 2008 at
 
  •          8:00 a.m. US EDT (New York)
  •          1:00 p.m. BST (London)
  •          2:00 p.m. CEST (Paris)
  •          3:00 p.m. EEST (Helsinki)
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    The news conference takes place at Metso Corporate Office, Fabianinkatu 9A, Helsinki, Finland.
    Those attending the news conference at Corporate Office are asked to be present at 2:55 p.m.
     
    The news conference can also be followed through a live webcast at www.metso.com
    or through a simultaneously arranged conference call.
     
    Conference call details

    Conference call participants are requested to call in a few minutes prior to the start of the teleconference in       
     
    • US: +1 334 323 6201
    • other countries: +44 20 7162 0025 or +44 20 7162 0077

    A replay is available from July 24 until July 30, 2008 in
     
    • US: +1 954 334 0342              (access code: 779567)
    • other countries: +44 20 7031 4064     (access code: 779567)

     
    The presentation material will be available after the publishing of the interim review at www.metso.com > Investors.

    You are most welcome to participate in the news conference or the conference call.

    Metso Corporation


    Kati Renvall                                                     Johanna Sintonen
    Vice President, Corporate Communications  Vice President, Investor Relations