ORKLA ASA'S HOLDING IN KCI KONECRANES PLC

KCI KONECRANES PLC  STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT  14 February, 2006 4.15 p.m.  1

ORKLA ASA'S HOLDING IN KCI KONECRANES PLC

This is a notice under the Securities Market Act. of Finland, Chapter 2. Section
10:

Orkla ASA (trade reg. Number 910 747 711) has informed KCI Konecranes that its
shareholding has fallen below 5 % of the paid up share capital and the voting
rights of KCI Konecranes Plc.

Following a share transaction, Orkla ASA's holding on February 13, 2006 amounted
to 682,720 shares, which represents 4.71% of the share capital and voting rights
of KCI Konecranes Plc.

On September 27, 2002 Orkla ASA´s holding amounted to 5.08% of the share capital
and voting rights of KCI Konecranes Plc.

KCI Konecranes has only one class of shares. The share capital is 28,972,060 EUR
and the total number of shares is 14,486,030. Each share is entitled to one vote.



KCI Konecranes is a world leading crane technology and service company.
Maintenance services are provided for cranes of every make. The product range
includes light crane systems, heavy-duty cranes for process industries and
shipyards, special harbour cranes for bulk materials and containers as well as
reach stackers and lift trucks. In 2004, Group sales totalled EUR 728 million.
The Group has 5,900 employees in 38 countries. KCI Konecranes is listed on the
Helsinki Stock Exchange (symbol: KCI1V).

KCI KONECRANES PLC


Franciska Janzon
IR Manager




FURTHER INFORMATION
KCI Konecranes Plc
Franciska Janzon, Investor Relations Manager
Tel. +358-20 427 2043




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