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March 27, 2008 01:05:08 PM CET

Outotec and Geological Survey of Finland agreed on partnership

OUTOTEC OYJ PRESS RELEASE, MARCH 27, 2008 AT 1.00 PM

Outotec and the Geological Survey of Finland have made a partnership
agreement for developing collaboration in the research and
development of mineral technology. This collaboration includes
process development for new ore deposits on laboratory, minipilot and
demonstration plant scale as well as process improvements in existing
concentrators.

The target is also to develop new competences and technologies in
environmentally-sound and sustainable new process applications for
minerals processing, in the utilization of by-products and tailings
and in environmental risk management at mines.

Outotec and the Geological Survey of Finland have also agreed on
researcher exchange in demonstration plant tests and when
commissioning new plants for Outotec's customers.

The partnership agreement further deepens the long-term relationship
between the Geological Survey of Finland and Outotec in exploitation
of natural resources and in development of new technologies in
minerals processing.

For further information, please contact:

OUTOTEC OYJ
Dr. Kari Knuutila, Chief Technology Officer
Tel: +358 20 529 2009
e-mail: kari.knuutila(at)outotec.com

GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF FINLAND
Kauko Ingerttilä, Laboratory Manager, Mineral Processing
tel: +358 20 550 5801
e-mail: kauko.ingerttila(at)gtk.fi

Outotec is a worldwide technology leader providing innovative and
environmentally-sound solutions for a wide variety of customers in
minerals and metals processing as well as related process industries.
Outotec Oyj is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki.
www.outotec.com

The Geological Survey of Finland is a significant geological
competence center with an international profile as a provider of
state-of-the-art expertise in geological resources and their mapping
and sustainable use. The Geological Survey of Finland acts as a
national geo-information centre with the aim of creating vitality,
employment and welfare at regional level and of meeting the
challenges in its field at global level. The Geological Survey of
Finland works closely with public and private sector clients in
research and development. www.gtk.fi


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