Norsemont Mining Closes Non-Brokered $4.8 million Private Placement



    Proceeds to be used to advance exploration and development of the
    Constancia Copper/Molybdenum/Silver Project

    Shares Issued and Outstanding: 37,762,878

    TSX: NOM

    VANCOUVER, Sept. 13 /CNW/ - Norsemont Mining Inc. ("the Company")
(TSX: NOM) today announced that it has closed a non-brokered private placement
of 3 million units. The units were placed at a price of C$1.60 each, for gross
proceeds of C$4.8 million. Each unit consists of one common share and one-half
of one common-share purchase warrant. Each whole common-share purchase warrant
entitles the holder, on exercise, to acquire one additional common share of
the company at an exercise price of $1.95 within 24 months from the date of
issuance of the warrants. The securities issued under the private placement
are subject to a four month hold period expiring on January 12, 2008.
    The proceeds from the private placement will be used primarily to
accelerate exploration and development of the Constancia Project and for
general working capital purposes.

    The securities sold have not, nor will they be registered under the
United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or
sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of U.S.
persons absent U.S. registration or an applicable exemption from U.S.
registration requirements. This release does not constitute an offer for sale
of securities in the United States.

    About Norsemont Mining

    Norsemont Mining is a Canadian exploration company exploring the
Constancia Cu-Au-Mo project in Peru, which has been optioned from Rio Tinto
Plc.





For further information:

For further information: Dennis Nenadic, Investor Relations, Norsemont
Mining, Phone: (604) 669-9788 X 103, Fax: (604) 669-9768, E-Mail:
investors@norsemont.com, Web Site: www.norsemont.com

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