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STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 18 Aug 2006

PÖYRY TO PROVIDE EUR 20 MILLION EPCM AND OWNER´S ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR KLABIN AND ARACRUZ MILLS IN BRAZIL

PÖYRY PLC                  Stock Exchange Notice
                           August 18, 2006 at 1.15 p.m.

PÖYRY TO PROVIDE EUR 20 MILLION EPCM AND OWNER´S ENGINEERING SERVICES
FOR KLABIN AND ARACRUZ MILLS IN BRAZIL

Pöyry's Forest Industry business group has been commissioned to provide
engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) and owner's
engineering services for Klabin's and Aracruz's mills in Brazil. The
total value of the contracts is about EUR 20 million.

Klabin S/A has assigned Pöyry to provide balance-of-plant and owner´s
engineering services for the Monte Alegre mill in Telemaco Borba, state
of Paraná. The project is designed to increase the annual production of
paper products from 700 000 t to 1.1 million t. It includes a new board
production line, a CTMP plant, a lime kiln, a turbogenerator, a new
bleaching plant, a recovery boiler and a power boiler.

Aracruz Celulose S/A has assigned Pöyry to provide balance-of-plant and
owner´s engineering services for the optimisation of the Aracruz mill in
Barra do Riacho, state of Espírito Santo. The project will increase the
mill's annual capacity from 2.13 million t to 2.33 million t by
increasing the production capacity of fibre line C and improving the
productivity and efficiency of fibre lines A and B.

Pöyry has participated in the development of these projects during the
conceptual and feasibility phases as well as basic engineering.

Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering firm focusing on the
energy, forest industry and infrastructure & environment sectors.
Pöyry's annual net sales amount to about EUR 600 million and it employs
6000 experts.

PÖYRY PLC


Erkki Pehu-Lehtonen                 Teuvo Salminen
President and CEO                   Deputy to President and CEO

Additional information by:
Maris Tamsons, President, Pöyry Tecnologia Ltda, Brazil
Tel. +55 11 3472 6359

www.poyry.com

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