Calgon Carbon Awarded Contract for Drinking Water Treatment in Seoul, South Korea

June 16, 2009

PITTSBURGH, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced today, that it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd. to supply granular activated carbon (GAC) to the YoungDeungPo plant in Seoul City, South Korea for drinking water treatment. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

The YoungDeungPo plant provides 79 million gallons of potable water per day to approximately 1.5 million residents in the western section of the Seoul metropolitan area. Calgon Carbon will supply 2,745 cubic meters of GAC to the plant.

Kees Majoor, senior vice president at Calgon Carbon commented on the announcement, “We are pleased that Hyundai has chosen Calgon Carbon’s products to provide clean and safe drinking water to the residents of Seoul City, the capital of South Korea. Calgon Carbon has supplied millions of pounds of high quality activated carbon to municipalities in South Korea for drinking water treatment. We are committed to serve the growing municipal market in Asia.”

Calgon Carbon Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a global leader in services and solutions for making water and air safer and cleaner.

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