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FLSmidth Acquires Dawson Metallurgical Laboratories

Press Release, 4 August 2008

FLSmidth announced today the acquisition of Dawson Metallurgical Laboratories based in Salt Lake City, USA.
This acquisition continues to leverage the "One Source, One Partner" brand position that FLSmidth Minerals has embraced by expanding the group's global process technology base and providing increased testing and in-plant consultation services to the minerals industry.
Dawson Metallurgical Laboratories has been an independent testing laboratory since 1977, offering a wide range of ore testing capabilities to the base metal, precious metal, and industrial minerals markets. Over 30 years of extensive experience has helped Dawson build a solid reputation in personalized testing services, in-plant consultations, process development, flowsheet layout, and plant design that has increased the efficiencies and reliability of a growing portfolio of installations throughout the world.
With a staff of qualified metallurgists and technicians, Dawson's testing and laboratory expertise now perfectly complement FLSmidth Minerals broad range of systems, equipment, and aftermarket services. This expanded customer support and service capability will enhance FLSmidth Minerals' offerings and give customers the advantage and additional value of partnering with "One Source, One Partner."
As a member of the global FLSmidth group, Dawson will in the future be operating under the name FLSmidth - Dawson.
FLSmidth Minerals is a worldwide leader in minerals processing technologies and is part of the FLSmidth Group. With its combined global operations, FLSmidth Minerals provides customers with integrated solutions for Crushing, Grinding, Classification, Flotation, Thickening and Clarification, Filtration, Pyroprocessing, Slurry Handling, and Materials Handling for a variety of industrial applications in over 40 countries on six continents.
Please address any questions regarding this announcement to Chief Executive Officer Christian Jepsen, FLSmidth Minerals at +45 36 18 18 00.
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Yours faithfully

Pernille Friis Andersen
Corporate Communications & Investor Relations