Consulting Agreement - Newmont International Services Ltd. and Ronald J. Miller

                               FIRST AMENDMENT TO
                              CONSULTING AGREEMENT

made and entered into as of this 26th day of June, 2000, to be effective as of
the 31st day of December, 1999, by and between Newmont International Services
Limited (hereinafter "NEWMONT"), a Delaware corporation and wholly owned
subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation (formerly known as "Newmont Gold
Company"), and Robert J. Miller, former Governor of the State of Nevada
(hereinafter "CONSULTANT").


     A.  NEWMONT and CONSULTANT entered into that certain Consulting Agreement
dated as of April 1, 1999 (the "Agreement"), wherein NEWMONT engaged CONSULTANT
to provide certain services to NEWMONT.  The initial term of the Agreement was
from April 1, 1999 through December 31, 1999, and the Agreement provided that it
would automatically terminate at the end of such term unless extended by written
agreement between the parties.

     B.  By mutual agreement of NEWMONT and CONSULTANT, and with the intention
of extending the initial term of the Agreement, CONSULTANT has continued to
provide services to NEWMONT beyond the initial term of the Agreement.  NEWMONT
and CONSULTANT now desire to formalize in writing the extension of the term of
the Agreement.

     In consideration of the mutual promises and conditions contained in this
FIRST AMENDMENT and in the Agreement, and other good and valuable consideration,
the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties agree
as follows:

     1.  Amendment to the Agreement.  The Agreement is amended as follows:

         a. The term of the Agreement shall be effective from April 1, 1999 to
     December 31, 2000.

         b. All references in the Agreement to "this AGREEMENT" shall mean the
     Agreement as amended by this FIRST AMENDMENT.

     2.  Agreement to Continue as Amended.  Except as modified by this FIRST
     AMENDMENT, the Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.

     3.  Governing Law.  This FIRST AMENDMENT shall be governed by and
     interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Colorado, excepting
     Colorado law pertaining to choice of law or conflicts of law.  The parties
     hereby submit to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in the
     State of Colorado and agree that the state and federal courts in the State
     of Colorado shall be the exclusive forum for the resolution of any disputes
     related to, arising out of, or arising under this FIRST AMENDMENT, whether
     based in tort, contract, or other legal theory.

     The parties hereto have duly executed this FIRST AMENDMENT as of date set
forth above, intending the same to be effective, however, as of December 31,


/s/ Robert J. Miller            By: /s/ Lawrence T. Kurlander
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                                Name:  Lawrence T. Kurlander
                                Title:  Chairman
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