Press release January 31, 2017 12:00:00 PM CET
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Metso awarded for its contribution to the mining industry and economic development of local community by the Basque Government

Metso awarded for its contribution to the mining industry and economic development of local community by the Basque Government

Metso Corporation's press release on January 31, 2017 at 13:00 a.m. EET

Metso Santa Ana de Bolueta Grinding Media SA, located in Vizcaya, Spain, has been awarded by the Basque Government for its contribution to the mining industry and economic development of the local community. The annual Marcelo Gangoiti Prize is presented to a company that has excelled in the promotion of growth and development of the steel industry and products directed to the mining sector.

"We are proud and humble to receive this award. For us, it has been imperative to continuously innovate and adapt to access new markets and grow. Our close ties with the local steel producers and nearby communities were also considered to play a key role when the award winner was selected" explains Felix Fornaguera, Vice President, Grinding Wears, Metso.

Metso's grinding media knowledge and manufacturing capabilities are built on over 40 years of experience. Today, Metso offers a unique combination of premium media and mill linings combined with an unmatched expertise of the grinding process and optimization services to help make the process more efficient and to reduce the total cost of operation.

The Marcelo Gangoiti prize award ceremony took place on January 27, 2017. The prize presented to Metso Santa Ana de Bolueta Grinding Media SA was received by Felix Fornaguera, Vice President, Grinding Wears at Metso

Metso is a world leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries. We help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability by using our unique knowledge, experienced people and innovative solutions to build new, sustainable ways of growing together.

Our products range from mining and aggregates processing equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our customers are supported by a broad scope of services and a global network of over 80 service centers and about 6,400 services professionals. Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety.

Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland, and had net sales of about EUR 2.9 billion in 2015. Metso employs over 12,000 persons in more than 50 countries. Expect results.
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For further information, please contact:

Felix Fornaguera, VP, Grinding Wears, Metso, Spain, Tel +52 46262 5192. Email: felkix.fornaguera@metso.com

Helena Marjaranta, Vice President, Global Communications, Metso Corporation, Tel. +358 20 484 3212, Email: helena.marjaranta@metso.com

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