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Press Release June 20, 2016 01:45:00 PM CET

Outotec to revamp a copper smelter and sulfuric acid plant in South America

OUTOTEC OYJ   PRESS RELEASE, JUNE 20, 2016 AT 1:45 PM

Outotec to revamp a copper smelter and sulfuric acid plant in South America

Outotec has been awarded a contract by a customer in South America to revamp a copper smelter and sulfuric acid plant. The order value of over EUR 33 million has been booked in Outotec's 2016 second quarter order intake.

Outotec will deliver engineering, process technology and equipment for improved gas handling and reduced sulfur dioxide emissions, improved heat recovery and water management, as well as technical assistance during the construction, commissioning and start-up of the smelter and acid plant.

"We are pleased to provide specialized technical services to our customer and help them to comply with the new environmental regulations. In this project we have combined our efforts with our customer to extend the life cycle of their facilities, secure business sustainability and care of environment in a mutually beneficial way", says Jyrki Makkonen, head of Outotec's Metals, Energy & Water business area.

For further information please contact:

OUTOTEC

Jyrki Makkonen, President - Metals, Energy & Water business unit (acting)
tel. + 358 20 529 4022

Eila Paatela, Director - Corporate Communications
tel. +358 20 529 2004, +358 400 817198

e-mails firstname.lastname@outotec.com

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