Metso settles IP Dispute in Australia

Metso Corporation's Company release on May 14, 2010 at 1:15 p.m. local time

Australian Federal Court has entered an order related to the protection of
Metso's certain intellectual property rights. According to the court order Metso
has received from respondents' compensation in the amount of approximately EUR
14 million (AUD 20 million). The sum will be booked to Mining and Construction
Technology's Q2/2010 result. Metso will continue to be active in protecting its
intellectual property rights globally also in the future, acting with the
objective to enhance fair competition.

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.

For further information, please contact:
Erica Aminoff, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Mining and
Construction Technology, Metso,
tel. +358 20 484 3246
Johanna Henttonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel.
+358 040 530 0778