Newmont Mining Corporation

United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Bolivia, New Zealand & Mexico

Newmont Mining Corporation Profile

Newmont Mining Corporation, a leading gold producer with operations on five continents. Newmont is also engaged in the exploration for and acquisition of gold properties in some of the world's best gold districts.

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded on the NYSE since 1925, Newmont is one of the world’s leading gold companies . Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company employs approximately 15,000 people, the majority of whom work at Newmont's mines sites in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia , Bolivia, New Zealand and Mexico.

Employing approximately 34,000 employees and contractors worldwide, Newmont operates core assets in North America, South America, Australia, Indonesia, and Ghana, with new mine projects currently being developed. Our mines also produce copper and silver. Newmont is committed to high standards and leadership in the areas of environmental management and health and safety for its employees and neighboring communities.

Newmont recently developed its first project in Ghana, which will become the company's next core operating district and at year-end 2006, had over 20 million ounces of gold reserves.

Newmont's global land position of approximately 28.5 million acres and its world-class exploration team enables the company to explore and acquire gold properties in the world's best gold districts. Newmont is also the only S&P 500 listed stock, espouses a no gold hedging philosophy, and as of year end 2006, reported gold reserves of 93.9 million equity ounces.

With unsurpassed financial strength and flexibility, project development and operational expertise, and portfolio management and investment skills, Newmont is "The Gold Company" of choice for employees, shareholders, host communities and governments.

Newmont is committed to the highest standards and leadership in the areas of environmental management, health and safety for its employees and neighboring communities.

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