Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on July 2, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. local time
Metso has been informed by the Antitrust Division of the Unites States Department of Justice that it has closed its investigation of the rock crushing and screening equipment industry. Metso published a stock exchange release about a subpoena to provide information on November 3, 2006.
Metso Minerals Industries, Inc., which is part of Metso Corporation's Mining and Construction Technology, received a subpoena from the Antitrust Division of the United States late 2006. The subpoena called for Metso Minerals Industries, Inc. to produce certain documents related to an investigation of potential antitrust violations in the rock crushing and screening equipment industry. Metso has fully cooperated with the Department of Justice during the investigation.
The Department of Justice has notified Metso yesterday, July 1, 2010, that they have closed the investigation. No further action has been brought against any party.
Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have about 27,000 employees in more than 50 countries. www.metso.com
Further information, please contact:
Aleksanteri Lebedeff, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 204 84 3240
Executive Vice President and CFO
Vice President, Investor Relations
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