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4 Oct 2016

Newmont, Resolve

“Newmont Responds to Independent Report on Land Dispute in Peru”

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Newmont Mining Corporation…welcomed the public release of an independent report examining the ongoing land dispute in Peru between members of the Chaupe family and Yanacocha…“The complex land dispute between members of the Chaupe family and Yanacocha remains a concern for us, and we believe it is important to be truthful and transparent about the facts surrounding this issue,” said Dr. Elaine Dorward-King, Executive Vice President for Sustainability and External Relations. “Newmont appreciates the Yanacocha Independent Fact Finding Mission’s work over the last 18 months, and we intend to use their report to evaluate and improve our practices and, if possible, as a foundation for achieving a responsible solution that is consistent with our values, standards and international commitments.”..“While some of the findings in the report do not correspond with our view of the dispute, we recognize that in order to move beyond the current stalemate we must be open to understanding all perspectives, not just our own”…“We also would like to thank the members of the Chaupe family, their supporters and all of the other individuals and entities who participated in the interviews and cooperated with the independent mission,” Dr. Dorward-King concluded.