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Weir Group PLC (WEIR)

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Monday 20 June, 2005

Weir Group PLC

Transaction in Own Shs-Amend

Weir Group PLC
20 June 2005

This announcement replaces the original announcement made on Friday 17th June at
4.48pm - RNS number 7465N.

This amendment changes the total number of shares that we hold in treasury.

17 June 2005

                               The Weir Group PLC


                             Purchase of own shares


The Weir Group PLC ('Weir') announces that it has purchased the following number
of its ordinary shares of 12.5p each on the London Stock Exchange via UBS
Investment Bank.

Date of purchase:                             17.06.2005

Number of ordinary shares purchased:          200,000

Average price paid per share:                 325.5233p

Highest price paid:                           326p

Lowest price paid:                            323.75p

Weir intends to hold the purchased shares in treasury.

Following the purchase of these shares, Weir holds 2,149,697 of its ordinary
shares in treasury and has 205,247,302 ordinary shares in issue (excluding
treasury shares).

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