Stock Exchange release November 3, 2006 02:00:40 PM CET

Metso Minerals Industries, Inc. receives subpoena from Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice

Metso Minerals Industries, Inc., which is part of Metso Corporation's Metso Minerals business area, has received a subpoena from the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice calling for Metso Minerals Industries, Inc. to produce certain documents. The subpoena relates to an investigation of potential antitrust violations in the rock crushing and screening equipment industry.  Metso intends to co-operate fully with the Department of Justice.
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.
For further information, please contact:

Aleksanteri Lebedeff, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 204 84 3240
In the United States:
Mike Phillips, Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, Metso USA Inc., tel. +1 770 246 7237

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