Newmont Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend



    DENVER, Oct. 22 /CNW/ -- 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 December 29, 2008 to holders of record at
the close of business on December 5, 2008. 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 $0.1250 per share on its
exchangeable shares, payable December 29, 2008 to holders of record at the
close of business on December 5, 2008. This dividend is designated as an
"eligible dividend" for Canadian tax purposes.




For further information:

For further information: Investors, John Seaberg, +1-303-837-5743,
john.seaberg@newmont.com, or Media, Omar Jabara, +1-303-837-5114,
omar.jabara@newmont.com, both of Newmont Mining Corporation Web Site:
http://www.newmont.com


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