Invitation to a Telephone Conference Concerning Studsvik's Formation of a Jointly Owned Company for Processing Federal Nuclear Waste in the U.S.A

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN


STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 26, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Studsvik AB is forming a company in the U.S.A together with Washington Group International Inc. for processing federal nuclear waste in the so-called DOE market.

Through the new company Studsvik will gain access to the market for so- called federal waste, which according to official estimates has a total value of 150 - 300 billion dollars over a 20 - 30 year period.

The turnover in the new company is expected to be 100 million dollarswithin a three to five-year period.

The agreement and the new company's operations will be presented in atelephone conference today at 11:00 am Swedish time.Please call +46 8 598 067 45.

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