Inmet Mining Announces End of Ok Tedi Strike Action

    TORONTO, March 14 /CNW/ - Inmet Mining Corporation (IMN-TSX) today
announced that the unlawful strike action at the Ok Tedi mine has ended. Ok
Tedi's management has advised that employees have agreed to an amicable return
to work as of Saturday, March 15, 2008.
    The strike action will result in lost production of approximately 2,500
tonnes of copper contained in concentrates (Inmet's share-450 tonnes) and
6,400 ounces of contained gold (Inmet's share-1,200 ounces).

    About Inmet - Inmet is a Canadian-based global mining company that
produces copper, zinc and gold. We have interests in four mining operations in
locations around the world: Cayeli, Pyhasalmi, Troilus and Ok Tedi. We also
have interests in two development properties, Las Cruces and Cerattepe, and
one pre-development property, Petaquilla.
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For further information: Jochen Tilk, President and Chief Operating
Officer, (416) 860-3972

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