Newmont Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

02/20/2008

DENVER, February 20, 2008 – The Board of Directors of Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share, payable March 28, 2008 to holders of record at the close of business on March 7, 2008.

In addition, Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada Limited (TSX: NMC) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of Cdn $0.1019 per share on its exchangeable shares, payable March 28, 2008 to holders of record at the close of business on March 7, 2008. This dividend is designated as an "eligible dividend" for Canadian tax purposes.

Contacts:
Investor Relations:
John Seaberg
Phone: 303.837.5743
Email: john.seaberg@newmont.com

Media Relations:
Omar Jabara
Phone: 303.837.5114
Email: omar.jabara@newmont.com

SOURCE Newmont Mining Corporation