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December 29, 2009 01:00:00 PM CET

Outotec supplements the offer document with the statement by the Board of Directors of Larox concerning the tender offer

OUTOTEC OYJ   STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, DECEMBER 29, 2009 AT 1.00 PM

Outotec supplements the offer document with the statement by the Board of
Directors of Larox concerning the tender offer

The Board of Directors of Larox Corporation ("Larox") has on December 28, 2009
given its statement on Outotec Oyj's ("Outotec") public tender offer for all the
Larox shares as well as for all the unused subscription rights relating to the
1994 bonus issue by Larox (the "Tender Offer"). According to the statement, the
Board of Directors of Larox, based on the information available, estimates that
the Tender Offer is in the interest of Larox and the holders of the Larox shares
and subscription rights. The Board of Directors of Larox unanimously recommends
that the shareholders of Larox accept the Tender Offer.

Outotec has decided to supplement the combined tender offer document and
offering circular relating to the Tender Offer (the "Offer Document") with the
statement given by the Board of Directors of Larox, which constitutes annex 5 of
the Offer Document.

The Offer Document, together with the supplement thereto, will be available at
the website of Outotec at www.outotec.com and at the website of Nordea Bank
Finland Plc at www.nordea.fi/sijoita. In addition, the printed Offer Document,
together with the supplement thereto, will be available at the offices of Nordea
Bank Finland Plc, the Nordea Private Banking units as well as at the service
point of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. at Fabianinkatu 14, FI-00100 Helsinki,
Finland.

Outotec Oyj
Board of Directors

For further information, please contact:

OUTOTEC OYJ

Tapani Järvinen, CEO, tel. +358 20 529 211
Vesa-Pekka Takala, CFO, tel. +358 20 529 211, +358 40 570 0074
Rita Uotila, VP - Investor Relations, tel. +358 20 529 2003, +358 0400 954 141
Eila Paatela, VP - Corporate Communications, tel. +358 20 529 2004, +358
400 817 198

e-mails: firstname.lastname@outotec.com 


DISTRIBUTION
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www.outotec.com

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Information regarding the companies

Outotec is a leading international developer and provider of technologies for
the mining and metallurgical industries. It offers innovative and
environmentally sound plants, processes, equipment and services to its customers
worldwide. Outotec's sales in 2008 amounted to approximately EUR 1.2 billion and
the company has approximately 2,500 employees in 21 countries. Outotec's
headquarters are located in Espoo, Finland. Outotec is listed on NASDAQ OMX
Helsinki and its market capitalization on December 21, 2009, was approximately
EUR 960 million. Additional information at www.outotec.com
.

Larox develops and delivers industrial filters for separating solids from
liquids. Larox's filtration solutions are mainly used worldwide in the mining
and metallurgical industries as well as in chemical processing. Larox operates
in over 40 countries. The company is headquartered in Lappeenranta, Finland and
it has production facilities in Finland and China. Sales in 2008 totalled EUR
208.0 million, and the number of employees was approximately 560. Larox is
listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki and on December 21, 2009, the market
capitalization of its series B shares subject to public trading was
approximately EUR 70 million. Additional information at www.larox.com
.