Buckeye Technologies Inc.

Memphis, Tennessee, USA, 18 July 2006--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Buckeye Technologies Inc. (NYSE:BKI) has scheduled a conference call for 09 August 2006 at 9:30 a.m. Central Time (CT).

Management participating on the call will include:

John B. Crowe, Chief Executive Officer
Kristopher J. Matula, President and Chief Operating Officer
Steven G. Dean, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Chad P. Foreman, Treasurer and Investor Relations Manager

All interested parties are invited to listen to the audio conference call live or tape-delayed via the Web site www.streetevents.com or via the company's home page at www.bkitech.com. The replay will be archived on these Web sites through 09 September 2006.

In addition, persons interested in listening by telephone may dial in at (800) 946-0785 within the United States. International callers should dial (719) 457-2661. Participants should call no later than 9:20 a.m. CT.

To listen to the telephone replay of the conference call, dial (888) 203-1112 or (719) 457-0820. The passcode is 2368439. The telephone replay will be available until midnight 23 August 2006.