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Pöyry Awarded Frame Agreement for Engineering and Environmental Services for Nordkalk

Nordkalk (info a nordkalk.com), 5 June 2014

Nordkalk Corporation has awarded Pöyry with a frame agreement for engineering and environmental services. This agreement includes Pöyry´s services for engineering, project management, environmental engineering and consulting, mine design and energy assessments for Nordkalk's operations in Finland. The services will be provided by both Pöyry's Industry Business Group and Regional Operations Business Line.

Nordkalk is the leading producer of high quality limestone-based products in Northern Europe, with headquarters in Pargas, Finland, and limestone mines and quarries in five countries.

"Pöyry has a strong experience in engineering, project management and environmental consulting, which strengthens the long-term development of the Nordkalk operations", says Jarkko Kaplin, Vice President in charge of the PulpPaper & Finland Division. "Having a preferred partner offering a wide range of services, from permitting to investment implementation, improves the quality and management of our activities."

"This Frame agreement is further evidence of Pöyry's strong competence for Mining and Minerals processing clients. Pöyry's experience from 15 000 projects a year will now be readily available to Nordkalk, as well as Pöyry's extensive local Engineering office network and wide Environmental knowhow," says Pasi Tolppanen, President, Regional Operations Northern Europe and Managing Director of Pöyry Finland Oy.

For more information please contact:
Kari Vyhtinen, Director, Purchasing and Technology, PulpPaper & Finland Division
Nordkalk Corporation, Tel +358 20 753 7737

Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company. We serve clients globally across the energy and industrial sectors and locally in our core markets. We deliver strategic advisory and engineering services, underpinned by strong project implementation capability and expertise. Our focus sectors are power generation, transmission & distribution, forest industry, chemicals & biorefining, mining & metals, transportation, water and real estate sectors. Pöyry has an extensive local office network employing about 6,500 experts. Pöyry's net sales in 2013 were EUR 650 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).

Nordkalk is the leading producer of high quality limestone-based products in Northern Europe. The products are used mainly in the paper, steel and building materials industries as well as in environmental care and agriculture. The company's turnover for 2013 totalled EUR 357.8 million. Nordkalk employs some 1,050 people and has operations at more than 30 locations e.g. in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Poland, Estonia and Russia.  Nordkalk is a member of the Rettig Group.

Leader in Northern Europe

Nordkalk is the leading limestone company in Northern Europe. We deliver essential raw materials to numerous industries, and our solutions contribute to clean air and water as well as productivity of agricultural land.