Newmont Names Metso Mining and Construction as Supplier of the Year

09/27/2012

DENVER, Sept. 27, 2012 – Metso Mining and Construction has been named Newmont Mining Corporation’s (NYSE: NEM) 2012 Global Supplier of the Year for its delivery of high quality products and services and demonstrated commitment to Newmont’s global projects and operations.

“The team at Metso Mining and Construction exhibits the values that are important to Newmont,” said Gerry Gluscic, who oversees Newmont’s global supply management organization as the company’s Vice President and Chief Information Officer. “Their attention to our needs, transparency and ability to integrate into our business has helped Newmont achieve our business goals.”

Newmont’s supplier awards program recognizes top vendors at its annual Supplier Summit. Nominees are evaluated on their contributions toward creating operating efficiencies, developing strong relationships and embracing Newmont’s values in worker safety, environmental protection and social responsibility. Metso Mining and Construction supplies Newmont with top-tier process equipment, including mills and crushers as well as engineering services and optimization services. Metso has been part of Newmont’s global alliance of suppliers since 2008.

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Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont (www.newmont.com/) is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Colorado, the Company has approximately 44,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at core operations in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia and Ghana. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.