Extraordinary General Meeting in Scancem on August 18

Extraordinary General Meeting in Scancem on August 18 Scancem holds an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday, August 18 at 14,00 hours at the Group's headquarters (Annetorpsvägen 100) in Malmö. Sweden. At the meeting a new Board of Directors will be elected since Heidelberger Zement's and Cimenteries CBR's acquisition of 73.4 percent of the capital and 90.8 percent of the voing rights was closed in late July. Bo Jacobsson and Per Molin are proposed to be reelected to the Board. As new members are put forward Rolf Hülstrunk, Hans Bauer, Paul Vanfrachem, Horst Wolf, Thierry Dosogne and Albert Marchand. Scancem's six-months interim report will be published August 18. Communications and Public Affairs Tel. +46 40 16 50 00, Fax +46 40 15 91 80 info@hq.scancem.com or ir@hq.scancem.com www.scancem.com ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/08/03/19990803BIT00070/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/08/03/19990803BIT00070/bit0002.pdf