Newmont Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

02/18/2009

DENVER, February 18, 2009 – The Board of Directors of Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock, payable March 27, 2009 to holders of record at the close of business on March 6, 2009. In Australia, CHESS Depository Nominees Pty Ltd (CAN 071 346 506) is the stockholder of record of the underlying shares of Newmont common stock. Holders of the CHESS Depository Interests (CDIs) are entitled to receive the dividend on a ten CDIs-for-one share of common stock basis.

In addition, Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada Limited (TSX: NMC) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of Cdn $0.1260 per share on its exchangeable shares, payable March 27, 2009 to holders of record at the close of business on March 6, 2009. This dividend is designated as an "eligible dividend" for Canadian tax purposes.

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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