Metso to supply crushing equipment to Assmang Limited in South Africa

Metso Minerals will supply crushing equipment to Assmang Limited for its Khumani iron ore mine in
the Northern Cape of South Africa. The delivery will be completed during the second quarter of 2010.
The value of the order is approximately EUR 10 million.

The order comprises four large cone crushers for the Khumani mine’s expansion phase. These crushers
will act in secondary and tertiary applications to complement Metso’s crushing equipment that was
ordered and commissioned during the first phase of the project.

The development project aims to increase the iron ore production at Khumani. Assmang Limited is
a supplier of raw iron ore material to the world’s steel mills and alloy plants. The major portion of its
production is exported.

Editor’s Note: Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2007 net sales of over EUR 6 billion.

Its almost 27,000 employees in approximately 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:

Dave Moon, Vice President, Southern Africa, Mining business line, Metso Minerals
tel. +27 11 9614242

Metso Minerals (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd 64 Jet Park Road, Jet Park (Gauteng), 1600 SOUTH AFRICA,
Tel. +27 11 961 4000, fax +27 11 397 5960, E-mail: [email protected]