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Wednesday 07 November, 2007

Morgan Crucible Co

Holding(s) in Company

Morgan Crucible Co PLC
07 November 2007


TR-1:     NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing    
shares to which voting rights are attached(i):

THE MORGAN CRUCIBLE COMPANY PLC

2. Reason for the notification     (please tick the appropriate box or boxes)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                                  

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the
acquisition of    shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                                            

Other (please specify):__Issues Share Capital Changed ________________                       


3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (ii):

Resolution Investment Services Limited

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)(iii):

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is
crossed or reached if different)(iv):

6. Date on which issuer notified:                                  06/11/2007

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                         5%

8. Notified details:                                            Nominee holdings




A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of      Situation previous   Resulting situation after the triggering transaction(vi)
shares             to the Triggering
                   transaction (v)
 if possible using Number of Number of  Number of   Number of voting rights ix   % of voting rights
the ISIN CODE      Shares    Voting     shares
                             Rights
                             viii       Direct      Direct  x    Indirect xi     Direct     Indirect

GB0006027295                                                     14,545,314                 5.27%


B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction xii
Type of financial    Expiration date Exercise/ Conversion      Number of voting rights    % of voting
instrument           xiii            Period/ Date xiv          that may be acquired if    rights
                                                               the instrument is
                                                               exercised/ converted.


Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights                            % of voting rights

14,545,314                                         5.27%


9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable xv:

Resolution Group Plc

Resolution Asset Management Limited

Resolution Investment Services Limited (indirect)

Bank of  New York Nominees Ltd ( 2,225,809   0.81%)

Vidacos Nominees Ltd ( 12,319,505   4.46%)




Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:




13. Additional information:                  Percentage calculation based on Issued Share Capital of
                                             276,289,680

14. Contact name:                                 Tracey Bigmore

15. Contact telephone number:                     01753 837222









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