LEMMINKÄINEN WINS CONTRACTS FOR TALVIVAARA CONCRETE WORKS

LEMMINKÄINEN CORPORATION
PRESS RELEASE				
26.6.2007                         

A consortium formed by Lemminkäinen Group's Rakennus Oy Forsström and           
Palmberg-Rakennus Oy signed a contract on 25 June 2007 with Talvivaara Projekti 
Oy concerning concrete work of the Talvivaara nickel mine project.              

The contract includes approx. 23,500 m³ of concrete, 3,200,000 kg of concrete   
reinforcements and 43,000 m² of form work. The contract is worth about EUR 15   
million. The contract commences immediately and the works included in it will be
completed in June 2008.                                                         

Lemminkäinen Group's Forssan Betoni Oy has earlier made a contract with         
Talvivaara Projekti Oy concerning the delivery of 45,000 m³ of concrete for the 
whole project. The value of the deliveries is about EUR 4 million.              

The Talvivaara nickel deposits in Sotkamo are among the largest in Europe.      
Construction work on the nickel mine will take place in 2007-2008. Actual mining
operations are due to start in 2009 and are expected to continue for some 25    
years.                                                                          


LEMMINKÄINEN CORPORATION                                                        
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Additional information:                                                         

Rakennus Oy Forsström                                                           
Deputy Managing Director Cay Kronqvist, tel. +358 2071 57770, +358 50 026 3028  

Palmberg-Rakennus Oy                                                            
Managing Director Raimo Hätälä, tel. +358 2071 58601, +358 40 501 5282          

Forssan Betoni Oy                                                               
Managing Director Antti Hujanen, tel. +358 2071 55702, +358 40 524 3312         



Byggnads Ab Forsström Rakennus Oy is a building contractor belonging to         
Lemminkäinen's Palmberg Group. Operating in the Kokkola and Pietarsaari areas,  
the company's new construction and refurbishment contracting encompasses        
competitive tender contracting as well as housing, commercial and industrial    
developments.                                                                   
Palmberg-Rakennus Oy is a building contractor belonging to Lemminkäinen's       
Palmberg Group. Operating in the provinces of Oulu and Lapland, the company's   
new construction and refurbishment contracting encompasses competitive tender   
contracting as well as housing, commercial and industrial developments.         
Forssan Betoni Oy belongs to Lemminkäinen Group's Paving and Mineral Aggregates 
Division. The company has a number of fixed ready-mix concrete plants all over  
Finland and it is one the three biggest suppliers in its field.                 
Lemminkäinen Group operates in all areas of the construction sector. Its main   
business areas are building contracting, infrastructure construction, the       
building materials industry, and technical building and facility services. Net  
sales in 2006 were EUR 1,795.9 million, of which international operations       
accounted for about a third. The Group employs some 8,500 people. Lemminkäinen's
share is listed on Helsinki Stock Exchange.