"We commend all of our employees who have helped to make Newmont's community investment and sustainability programs an award-winning success," said Mr. Kerr. "Their hard work and generosity are helping grow and improve northern Nevada's rural communities, while demonstrating our commitment to social responsibility."
About NewmontFounded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( www.newmont.com/) is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Colorado, the Company has approximately 44,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at core operations in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia and Ghana. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.
SOURCE Newmont Mining Corporation