Newmont Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

02/24/2006

DENVER, February 24, 2006 – The Board of Directors of Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share, payable March 29, 2006 to holders of record at the close of business on March 8, 2006.

In addition, Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada Limited (TSX: NMC) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of Cdn $0.1152 per share on its exchangeable shares, payable on March 29, 2006 to holders of record at the close of business on March 8, 2006.

Investor Contacts:
Randy Engel
Telephone: 303.837.6033
Email: randy.engel@newmont.com

John Gaensbauer
Telephone: 303.837.5153
Email: john.gaensbauer@newmont.com

Media Contacts:
Heatheryn Higgins
Telephone: 303.837.5248
Email: heatheryn.higgins@newmont.com

Deb Witmer
Telephone: 303.837.5308
Email: deb.witmer@newmont.com

SOURCE Newmont Mining Corporation