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KHD Humboldt Wedag International Ltd Awarded US$51 Million Contract in Lithuania.

- Provides Additional Details On Two November Contracts -

HONG KONG, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KHD Humboldt Wedag International Ltd announced today that it has been selected by Akmenes Cementas AB, located in Naujoji Akmene, Lithuania, to provide a production line to produce 4,500 tons per day of clinker. The Company values the new contract at approximately US$51 million. The order covers engineering, design and equipment supply, from raw-material crushing to clinker transport and distribution to silos. The Company also announced details of two orders received after the close of the third quarter, which together are valued at approximately $179 million and were included in the Company's backlog of $925 million announced on November 14, 2007.

Jim Busche, CEO of KHD Humboldt Wedag International Ltd, commented, "We are pleased to be working with Akmenes Cementas, which is the only cement producer in Lithuania, and the largest cement producer in the Baltic region. Tailor-made solutions such as the one we will be providing to Admenes Cementas -- which has a requirement to deal with a high moisture content in the raw materials -- differentiate our technology from that of our competitors." Mr. Busche said the plant will be erected at the Akmenes facility approximately 80 kilometers northwest of Vilnius, Lithuania.

The Company's scope of supply and services also includes core components such as an impact hammer mill; SEPMASTER(R) SKS-L-separator and ball mill for crushing, drying and grinding raw materials; a single-string four-stage preheater with PYROCLON(R) Low NOx calciner and PYROTOP(R) compact mixing chamber and PYROBOX(R) calciner firing systems; a rotary kiln with PYROSTREAM(R) burners and tertiary air duct; as well as a PYROFLOOR(R) clinker cooler with hammer-type clinker crusher; and process controller PYROFLOOR-CONTROL(R).

KHD also announced details of two orders received after September 30th of this year from India and Egypt following receipt of detailed equipment lists from the customers. The Indian contract, valued at approximately US$89 million, will provide equipment for a new slag-based cement plant to be erected by Jindal Steel Works. The Egyptian contract is with Cairo-based Orascom Construction Industries, which owns cement plants worldwide; the Orascom contract is valued at approximately US$90 million. Both the Jindal and the Orascom contracts were included in the Company's backlog of $925 million announced on November 14, 2007.

About KHD Humboldt Wedag International Ltd

KHD Humboldt Wedag International Ltd (the "Company") owns companies that operate internationally in the industrial plant engineering and equipment supply business, and specializes in the cement, coal and mineral industries. To obtain further information on the Company, please visit our website at http://www.khdhumboldt.com/

Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements, which reflect the expectations of management regarding the Company's future growth, results of operations, performance and business prospects and opportunities. Forward-looking statements consist of statements that are not purely historical, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance or developments to differ materially from those contained in the statements. No assurance can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will occur or, if they do occur, what benefits the Company will obtain from them. These forward-looking statements reflect management's current views and are based on certain assumptions. These assumptions, which include, management's current expectations, estimates and assumptions about certain projects and the markets the Company operates in, the global economic environment, interest rates, exchange rates and the Company's ability to attract and retain customers and to manage its assets and operating costs, may prove to be incorrect.
 Contact Information:

 Allen & Caron Inc Rene Randall
 Joseph Allen (investors) KHD Humboldt Wedag International Ltd
 (212) 691-8087 (604) 683-8286
 joe@allencaron.com rrandall@bmgmt.com
 or
 Len Hall (media)
 (949) 474-4300
 len@allencaron.com



CONTACT: Investors, Joseph Allen, +1-212-691-8087, joe@allencaron.com, or media, Len Hall, +1-949-474-4300, len@allencaron.com, both of Allen & Caron Inc, for KHD Humboldt Wedag International Ltd; or Rene Randall of KHD Humboldt Wedag International Ltd, +1-604-683-8286, rrandall@bmgmt.com

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