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Newcrest December 2012 Resources and Reserves Statement

(all figures in United States dollars and in 100% terms unless stated 
otherwise) 
ASX: NCM POMSOX: NCM  TSX: NM 
MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited (Newcrest) 
has updated its Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve estimates for the 12 month 
period ending 31 December 2012, and these are presented in Tables 1 to 4 below. 
The reserves estimates reported in this release have been prepared under the 
direction of a Qualified Person, as defined in NI 43-101, using accepted 
industry practice and have been classified in accordance with the JORC 
Code(1). Except as described below, there are no material differences between 
the definitions of Proven and Probable Mineral Reserves under the applicable 
definitions adopted by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and 
Petroleum (the"CIM Definition Standards") and the corresponding equivalent 
definitions in the JORC Code for Proved and Probable Ore Reserves. 
It is noted that under the CIM Definition Standards, the completion of a 
pre-feasibility study is the minimum prerequisite for the conversion of 
Mineral Resources to Mineral Reserves. The CIM Definition Standards define a 
pre-feasibility study as "a comprehensive study of a range of options for the 
technical and economic viability of a mineral project that has advanced to a 
stage where a preferred mining method, in the case of underground mining, or 
the pit configuration, in the case of an open pit, has been established and an 
effective method of mineral processing is determined. It includes a financial 
analysis based on reasonable assumptions on mining, processing, metallurgical, 
economic, marketing, legal, environmental, social and governmental 
considerations and the evaluation of any other relevant factors which are 
sufficient for a Qualified Person, acting reasonably, to determine if all or 
part of the Mineral Resource may be classified as a Mineral Reserve". 
The JORC Code does not currently prescribe completion of a pre-feasibility 
study as a minimum prerequisite for reporting an Ore Reserve (the JORC 
equivalent of a Mineral Reserve). The JORC Code requires that appropriate 
assessments and studies have been carried out which demonstrate at the time of 
reporting that extraction could reasonably be justified, including 
consideration of and modification by realistically assumed mining, 
metallurgical, economic, marketing, legal, environmental, social and 
governmental factors. 
A pre-feasibility study within the meaning of the CIM Definition Standards has 
not yet been completed in respect of Newcrest's Big Cadia, Ridgeway Deeps Lift 
2, Telfer Underground VSC, O'Callaghans and Marsden deposits. Accordingly the 
tables below present Newcrest's total Ore Reserves, as classified in 
accordance with the JORC Code, and include a reconciliation to identify: 
(a) the Ore Reserves that could be classified as Mineral Reserves under 
applicable CIM Definition Standards; and 
(b) the Ore Reserves which would not be classified as Mineral Reserves under 
applicable CIM Definition Standards, as required by NI 43-101. It is planned 
to complete the required studies to support Mineral Reserves estimation for 
those deposits during 2013. 
The Mineral Resources estimates have been prepared under the direction of a 
Qualified Person, as defined in NI 43-101, using accepted industry practice 
and have been classified and reported in accordance with the JORC Code. There 
are no material differences between the definitions of Measured, Indicated and 
Inferred Mineral Resources under the CIM Definition Standards and the 
equivalent definitions in the JORC Code. 
Mineral Resources are quoted inclusive of Ore Reserves. Metal price 
assumptions used for Newcrest Mineral Resources are US$1350/oz for gold, 
US$3.10/lb for copper and US$23/oz for silver. Price assumptions for Ore 
Reserves are US$1250/oz for gold, US$2.70/lb for copper and US$20.00/oz for 
silver, with the exception of Gosowong, Hidden Valley and Wafi-Golpu. At 
Gosowong, a gold price of US$1400/oz has been used to estimate Ore Reserves, 
acknowledging the shorter life of known deposits. At Hidden Valley and 
Wafi-Golpu, the Mineral Resource estimates were developed using prices of 
US$1400/oz gold, US$3.50/lb copper and US$25.00/oz silver. The Golpu Ore 
Reserve estimate was developed using prices of US$1250/oz gold, US$3.10/lb 
copper and US$21.00/oz. Where appropriate, resources are also constrained 
spatially by a notional pit shell based on US$1400/oz for gold and US$4.00/lb 
for copper or, for underground mining, by a shape based on the marginal 
cut-off grade used as a conservative measure to non-contiguous mineralization. 
As is typical with epithermal deposits, the deposits at Gosowong and Hidden 
Valley contain amounts of silver. The Cadia East porphyry deposit contains 
some molybdenum in addition to the gold, copper and silver reported. 
In this section, the term "Cadia Province" refers to Cadia Hill, Ridgeway, 
Ridgeway Deeps, Big Cadia, Cadia Extended and Cadia East. The term "Telfer 
Province" refers to the Main Dome open pit, the West Dome open pit, Telfer 
Underground, Telfer Satellite Deposits and O'Callaghans. 
Colin Moorhead (BSc (Hons), FAusIMM), a Competent Person (as defined in the 
JORC Code) and a Qualified Person (as defined in NI 43-101) has approved the 
data set out below, including sampling, analytical and test data underlying 
the results. For a description of the quality assurance program and quality 
control measures applied, please refer to the applicable technical report 
filed at www.sedar.com. Newcrest has also lodged Mineral Resource & Ore 
Reserve Explanatory Notes 2012 on its website at www.newcrest.com.au. These 
notes provide additional information in support of the 2012 Resources and 
Reserves Statement. 
The Morobe Mining Joint Ventures' Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves are 
quoted at Newcrest's 50% interest. 
_________________________________________
(1) Newcrest reports its resource and reserve estimates in compliance with the 
2004 Edition of the Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, 
Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves (the JORC Code). 
Table 1: Ore Reserves Reported in accordance with the JORC Code 
Table 1 presents Ore Reserves that have been classified and reported in 
accordance with the JORC Code and include some material that does not satisfy 
the prerequisite for completion of a pre-feasibility study for classification 
as Mineral Reserves under the CIM Definition Standards. 
                                                                    
            Gold and
Dec-12 Ore      Copper
Reserves -      Reserves                  Gold              Insitu     Insitu
JORC            (# =             Dry      Grade   Copper     Gold      Copper 
            includes       Tonnes     (g/t    Grade    (million   (million 


                stockpiles)   (million)    Au)    (% Cu)   ounces)    tonnes)

Cadia East      Proven                                               
Underground                           -       -        -          -          -
                Probable          1,500    0.50     0.29       23.5       4.22
                Total             1,500    0.50     0.29       23.5       4.22

Ridgeway        Proven                                               
Underground #                         -       -        -          -          -
                Probable            100    0.68     0.32        2.2       0.32
                Total               100    0.68     0.32        2.2       0.32

Other #         Proven               75    0.55     0.14        1.3       0.11
                Probable             35    0.39     0.36        0.4       0.13
                Total               110    0.50     0.21        1.8       0.23

Combined        Proven
Cadia
Province -                                                           
Gold and
Copper                               75    0.55     0.14        1.3       0.11
                Probable          1,600    0.51     0.29       26.1       4.67
                Total             1,700    0.51     0.29       27.5       4.78

Main Dome       Proven                                               
Open Pit #                           28    0.43     0.07        0.4       0.02
                Probable            240    0.76     0.09        6.0       0.23
                Total               270    0.73     0.09        6.4       0.25

West Dome       Proven                                               
Open Pit                              -       -        -          -          -
                Probable            180    0.61     0.06        3.6       0.11
                Total               180    0.61     0.06        3.6       0.11

Telfer          Proven                                               
Underground                           -       -        -          -          -
                Probable             45     1.1     0.30        1.6       0.14
                Total                45     1.1     0.30        1.6       0.14

O'Callaghan's   Proven                -       -        -          -          -
                Probable             59       -     0.29          -       0.17
                Total                59       -     0.29          -       0.17

Combined        Proven
Telfer
Province -                                                           
Gold and
Copper                               28    0.43     0.07        0.4       0.02
                Probable            530    0.66     0.12       11.2       0.64
                Total               560    0.65     0.12       11.6       0.66

Lihir #         Proven              100     2.3        -        7.6          -
                Probable            380     2.1        -       25.1          -
                Total               480     2.1        -       32.7          -

Gosowong # *    Proven                -       -        -          -          -
                Probable            4.6      10        -        1.6          -
                Total               4.6      10        -        1.6          -

Bonikro #       Proven              4.0    0.83        -        0.1          -
                Probable             31     1.3        -        1.2          -
                Total                35     1.2        -        1.4          -

Namosi JV       Proven                                               
(69.94%)                              -       -        -          -          -
                Probable            940    0.12     0.37        3.6       3.46
                Total               940    0.12     0.37        3.6       3.46

Marsden         Proven                -       -        -          -          -
                Probable            100    0.28     0.47        0.9       0.47
                Total               100    0.28     0.47        0.9       0.47

MMJV - Hidden   Proven
Valley                                                               
Operations
(50%) #                             0.8     1.2        -       0.03          -
                Probable             37     1.5        -        1.8          -
                Total                37     1.5        -        1.8          -

MMJV - Wafi /   Proven
Golpu /                                                              
Nambonga
(50%)                                 -       -        -          -          -
                Probable            230    0.86      1.2        6.2       2.72
                Total               230    0.86      1.2        6.2       2.72

Combined        Proven
Other
Provinces -                                                          
Gold and
Copper                              110     2.2        -        7.8          -
                Probable          1,700    0.73     0.39       40.4       6.65
                Total             1,800    0.82     0.36       48.2       6.65

Newcrest -      Proven
Gold and                                                             
Copper                              210    1.40     0.06        9.5       0.13
                Probable          3,800    0.63     0.31       77.8      11.97
                Total             4,000    0.67     0.30       87.3      12.10



Note:     Rounding may cause some computational discrepancies in totals
      *   The figures shown represent 100% of the Mineral Resource.
          Gosowong/Toguraci is owned and operated by Pt Nusa Halmahera
          Minerals, an incorporated joint venture between Newcrest
          (75%) and PT ANTAM (25%).
          Newcrest and Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited have 50-50
          ownership of the Morobe Mining Joint Ventures. Newcrest has a
          69.94% share of the Namosi Joint Venture.
           
                                                           

Dec-12 Ore       Silver Reserves      Dry       Silver    Insitu Silver
Reserves -       (# = includes      Tonnes      Grade       (million
JORC             stockpiles)       (million)   (g/t Ag)      ounces)

Cadia Valley     Proven                                  
Operations #                               -          -               -
                 Probable              1,600       0.66            33.1
                 Total                 1,600       0.66            33.1

Gosowong # *     Proven                    -          -               -
                 Probable                4.6         15             2.2
                 Total                   4.6         15             2.2

MMJV - Hidden
Valley /         Proven
Hamata /                                                 
Kaveroi (50%)
#                                       0.80         20             0.5
                 Probable                 34         29            31.6
                 Total                    35         28            32.1

MMJV - Wafi /    Proven
Golpu /                                                  
Nambonga (50%)                             -          -               -
                 Probable                230        1.4             9.9
                 Total                   230        1.4             9.9

Newcrest -       Proven                                  
Silver                                  0.80         20             0.5
                 Probable              1,800        1.3            76.7
                 Total                 1,800        1.3            77.2


                                                                               

Dec-12 Ore
Reserves -                                             
JORC                Tonnes                 Grade                   Contained Metal

Polymetallic                                             Insitu
Reserves                     Tungsten   Zinc    Lead    Tungsten    Insitu     Insitu
(# =                Dry      Trioxide   Grade   Grade   Trioxide     Zinc       Lead
includes          Tonnes      Grade      (%      (%     (million   (million   (million
stockpiles)      (million)   (% WO3)     Zn)     Pb)    tonnes)    tonnes)    tonnes)

Proved                   -          -       -       -          -          -          -

Probable                59       0.28    0.62    0.30       0.16       0.36       0.18

Total                                                                        
Polymetallic            59       0.28    0.62    0.30       0.16       0.36       0.18



Note:     Rounding may cause some computational discrepancies in totals
      *   The figures shown represent 100% of the Mineral Resource.
          Gosowong/Toguraci is owned and operated by Pt Nusa Halmahera
          Minerals, an incorporated joint venture between Newcrest
          (75%) and PT ANTAM (25%).
          Newcrest and Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited have 50-50
          ownership of the Morobe Mining Joint Ventures. Newcrest has a
          69.94% share of the Namosi Joint Venture.
           

Table 2: Mineral Reserves Reported in accordance with the CIM Definition 
Standards

Table 2 presents Mineral Reserves in accordance with the CIM Definition 
Standards. The Mineral Reserves presented in Table 2 are a subset of the Ore 
Reserves presented in Table 1 and include only those Ore Reserves that could 
be classified as Mineral Reserves within the meaning of the CIM Definition 
Standards.
                                                                     


          Gold and
Dec-12        Copper
Mineral       Reserves                  Gold              Insitu     Insitu
Reserves      (# =             Dry      Grade   Copper     Gold      Copper 
          includes       Tonnes     (g/t    Grade    (million   (million 


              stockpiles)   (million)    Au)    (% Cu)   ounces)    tonnes)

Cadia East    Proven                                               
Underground                         -       -        -          -          -
              Probable          1,500    0.50     0.29       23.5       4.22
              Total             1,500    0.50     0.29       23.5       4.22

Ridgeway      Proven
Underground                                                        
#                                   -       -        -          -          -
              Probable             40    0.74     0.34        0.9       0.13
              Total                40    0.74     0.34        0.9       0.13

Other #       Proven               75    0.55     0.14        1.3       0.11
              Probable            3.7    0.35     0.13       0.04      0.005
              Total                79    0.54     0.14        1.4       0.11

Combined      Proven
Cadia
Province -                                                         
Gold and
Copper                             75    0.55     0.14        1.3       0.11
              Probable          1,500    0.51     0.29       24.5       4.36
              Total             1,600    0.51     0.28       25.8       4.47

Main Dome     Proven                                               
Open Pit #                         28    0.43     0.07        0.4       0.02
              Probable            240    0.76     0.09        6.0       0.23
              Total               270    0.73     0.09        6.4       0.25

West Dome     Proven                                               
Open Pit                            -       -        -          -          -
              Probable            180    0.61     0.06        3.6       0.11
              Total               180    0.61     0.06        3.6       0.11

Telfer        Proven                                               
Underground                         -       -        -          -          -
              Probable             23     1.2     0.26        0.9       0.06
              Total                23     1.2     0.26        0.9       0.06

Combined      Proven
Telfer
Province -                                                         
Gold and
Copper                             28    0.43     0.07        0.4       0.02
              Probable            450    0.73     0.09       10.5       0.40
              Total               480    0.71     0.09       10.9       0.42

Lihir #       Proven              100     2.3        -        7.6          -
              Probable            380     2.1        -       25.1          -
              Total               480     2.1        -       32.7          -

Gosowong #    Proven                                               
*                                   -       -        -          -          -
              Probable            4.6      10        -        1.6          -
              Total               4.6      10        -        1.6          -

Bonikro #     Proven              4.0    0.83        -        0.1          -
              Probable             31     1.3        -        1.2          -
              Total                35     1.2        -        1.4          -

Namosi JV     Proven                                               
(69.94%)                            -       -        -          -          -
              Probable            940    0.12     0.37        3.6       3.46
              Total               940    0.12     0.37        3.6       3.46

MMJV -        Proven
Hidden
Valley                                                             
Operations
(50%) #                           0.8     1.2        -       0.03          -
              Probable             37     1.5        -        1.8          -
              Total                37     1.5        -        1.8          -

MMJV - Wafi   Proven
/ Golpu /                                                          
Nambonga
(50%)                               -       -        -          -          -
              Probable            230    0.86      1.2        6.2       2.72
              Total               230    0.86      1.2        6.2       2.72

Combined      Proven
Other
Provinces -                                                        
Gold and
Copper                            110     2.2        -        7.8          -
              Probable          1,600    0.76     0.38       39.5       6.18
              Total             1,700    0.85     0.36       47.3       6.18

Newcrest -    Proven
Gold and                                                           
Copper                            210     1.4     0.06        9.5       0.13
              Probable          3,600    0.65     0.31       74.5      10.94
              Total             3,800    0.69     0.29       84.0      11.07



Note:     Rounding may cause some computational discrepancies in totals
      *   The figures shown represent 100% of the Mineral Resource.
          Gosowong/Toguraci is owned and operated by Pt Nusa Halmahera
          Minerals, an incorporated joint venture between Newcrest
          (75%) and PT ANTAM (25%).
          Newcrest and Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited have 50-50
          ownership of the Morobe Mining Joint Ventures. Newcrest has a
          69.94% share of the Namosi Joint Venture.
           
                                                           

Dec-12 Mineral   Silver Reserves      Dry       Silver    Insitu Silver
Reserves         (# = includes      Tonnes      Grade       (million
                 stockpiles)       (million)   (g/t Ag)      ounces)

Cadia Valley     Proven                                  
Operations #                               -          -               -
                 Probable              1,500       0.66            31.6
                 Total                 1,500       0.66            31.6

Gosowong # *     Proven                    -          -               -
                 Probable                4.6         15             2.2
                 Total                   4.6         15             2.2

MMJV - Hidden    Proven
Valley /
Hamata /                                                 
Kaveroi (50%)
#                                       0.80         20             0.5
                 Probable                 34         29            31.6
                 Total                    35         28            32.1

MMJV - Wafi /    Proven
Golpu /                                                  
Nambonga (50%)                             -          -               -
                 Probable                230        1.4             9.9
                 Total                   230        1.4             9.9

Newcrest         Proven                                  
Silver                                  0.80         20             0.5
                 Probable              1,800        1.3            75.2
                 Total                 1,800        1.3            75.8



Note:     Rounding may cause some computational discrepancies in totals
      *   The figures shown represent 100% of the Mineral Resource.
          Gosowong/Toguraci is owned and operated by Pt Nusa Halmahera
          Minerals, an incorporated joint venture between Newcrest
          (75%) and PT ANTAM (25%).
          Newcrest and Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited have 50-50
          ownership of the Morobe Mining Joint Ventures. Newcrest has a
          69.94% share of the Namosi Joint Venture.
           

Table 3: JORC Code Ore Reserves Excluded from Mineral Reserves in accordance 
with the CIM Definition Standards

Table 3 presents the Ore Reserves that were excluded from Table 2 because such 
Ore Reserves do not satisfy all prerequisites for classification as Mineral 
Reserves within the meaning of the CIM Definition Standards. The Mineral 
Reserves presented in Table 3 are a subset of the Ore Reserves presented in 
Table 1.
                                                                        


             Gold and
Dec-12 Mineral   Copper
Reserve          Reserves                  Gold              Insitu     Insitu
Reconciliation   (# =             Dry      Grade   Copper     Gold      Copper 
             includes       Tonnes     (g/t    Grade    (million   (million 


                 stockpiles)   (million)    Au)    (% Cu)   ounces)    tonnes)

Ridgeway         Proven
Underground -                                                         
L2                                     -       -        -          -          -
                 Probable             60    0.64     0.31        1.2       0.19
                 Total                60    0.64     0.31        1.2       0.19

Big Cadia        Proven                -       -        -          -          -
                 Probable             32    0.39     0.39        0.4       0.12
                 Total                32    0.39     0.39        0.4       0.12

Combined Cadia   Proven
Province -                                                            
Gold and
Copper                                 -       -        -          -          -
                 Probable             91    0.56     0.34        1.6       0.31
                 Total                91    0.56     0.34        1.6       0.31

Telfer           Proven
Underground -                                                         
VSC                                    -       -        -          -          -
                 Probable             22    0.98     0.35        0.7       0.08
                 Total                22    0.98     0.35        0.7       0.08

O'Callaghan's    Proven                -       -        -          -          -
                 Probable             59       -     0.29          -       0.17
                 Total                59       -     0.29          -       0.17

Combined         Proven
Telfer
Province -                                                            
Gold and
Copper                                 -       -        -          -          -
                 Probable             80    0.27      0.3        0.7       0.25
                 Total                80    0.27      0.3        0.7       0.25

Marsden          Proven                -       -        -          -          -
                 Probable            100    0.28     0.47        0.9       0.47
                 Total               100    0.28     0.47        0.9       0.47

Combined Other   Proven
Provinces -                                                           
Gold and
Copper                                 -       -        -          -          -
                 Probable            100    0.28     0.47        0.9       0.47
                 Total               100    0.28     0.47        0.9       0.47

Newcrest -       Proven
Gold and
Copper -                                                              
Excluded
Material                               -       -        -          -          -
                 Probable            270    0.37     0.38        3.2       1.03
                 Total               270    0.37     0.38        3.2       1.03


                                                           

Dec-12 Mineral Reserve Silver Reserves    Dry     Silver  Insitu Silver


                   (# = includes    Tonnes    Grade     (million
Reconciliation         stockpiles)     (million) (g/t Ag)    ounces) 
Ridgeway Underground - Proven                  -        -             -
L2 
                   Probable               60     0.78           1.5 


                       Total                  60     0.78           1.5

Newcrest - Silver -    Proven                  -        -             -
Excluded Material
                       Probable               60     0.78           1.5
                       Total                  60     0.78           1.5


                                                                

Dec-12 Mineral
Reserve                    Tonnes                 Grade                   Contained Metal
Reconciliation

Polymetallic Reserves                                           Insitu


                                Tungsten   Zinc    Lead    Tungsten    Insitu     Insitu
(# = includes              Dry      Trioxide   Grade   Grade   Trioxide     Zinc       Lead
stockpiles)              Tonnes      Grade      (%      (%     (million   (million   (million 


                        (million)   (% WO3)     Zn)     Pb)    tonnes)    tonnes)    tonnes)

Proved                          -          -       -       -          -          -          -

Probable                       59       0.28    0.62    0.30       0.16       0.36       0.18

Total Polymetallic             59       0.28    0.62    0.30       0.16       0.36       0.18



Note:     Rounding may cause some computational discrepancies in totals
      *   The figures shown represent 100% of the Mineral Resource.
          Gosowong/Toguraci is owned and operated by Pt Nusa Halmahera
          Minerals, an incorporated joint venture between Newcrest
          (75%) and PT ANTAM (25%).
          Newcrest and Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited have 50-50
          ownership of the Morobe Mining Joint Ventures. Newcrest has a
          69.94% share of the Namosi Joint Venture.
           

Table 4: Mineral Resources Statement as at December 31, 2012

Table 4 sets out estimates of Measured, Indicated and Inferred Mineral 
Resources for Newcrest's assets as at December 31, 2012. Mineral Resources are 
reported inclusive of Ore Reserves. As a result, Ore Reserve estimates should 
not be added to the corresponding Mineral Resource estimates.

Mineral Resources that do not form part of the Ore Reserves do not have 
economic viability. Due to lower certainty of their recoverability, the 
inclusion of resource estimates should not be regarded as a representation by 
Newcrest that such amounts can necessarily be economically exploited, and 
investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon such figures. 
Therefore, no assurances can be given that the estimates of reserves or 
resources presented in this release will be recovered at the tonnages and ore 
grades presented, or at all.
                                                                      


           Gold and                                               Insitu
Dec-12         Copper                                                 Copper
Mineral        Resources                 Gold              Insitu    (million
Resources      (# =             Dry      Grade   Copper     Gold     tonnes) 
           includes       Tonnes     (g/t    Grade    (million 


               stockpiles)   (million)    Au)    (% Cu)   ounces)

Cadia East     Measured              -       -        -          -          -
Underground
               Indicated         2,500    0.42     0.28       33.6       6.84
               Total             2,500    0.42     0.28       33.6       6.84

Ridgeway       Measured           0.11     1.2     0.51      0.004      0.001
Underground                                                         
#
               Indicated           130    0.68     0.34        2.9       0.44
               Total               130    0.68     0.34        2.9       0.44

Other #        Measured            170    0.44     0.13        2.4       0.21
               Indicated           170    0.36     0.23        1.9       0.39
               Total               330    0.40     0.18        4.3       0.60

Combined       Measured            170    0.44     0.13        2.4       0.21
Cadia
Province -                                                          
Gold and
Copper
               Indicated         2,800    0.43     0.28       38.4       7.67
               Total             2,900    0.43     0.27       40.8       7.88

Main Dome      Measured             28    0.43     0.07        0.4       0.02
Open Pit #
               Indicated           380    0.65     0.08        7.9       0.30
               Total               410    0.63     0.08        8.3       0.32

West Dome      Measured              -       -        -          -          -
Open Pit
               Indicated           390    0.53     0.06        6.6       0.22
               Total               390    0.53     0.06        6.6       0.22

Telfer         Measured              -       -        -          -          -
Underground
               Indicated            78     1.3     0.32        3.2       0.25
               Total                78     1.3     0.32        3.2       0.25

Other          Measured              -       -        -          -          -
               Indicated          0.57     4.2     0.03        0.1       0.00
               Total              0.57     4.2     0.03        0.1       0.00

O'Callaghans   Measured              -       -        -          -          -
               Indicated            69       -     0.29          -       0.20
               Total                69       -     0.29          -       0.20

Combined       Measured             28    0.43     0.07        0.4       0.02
Telfer
Province -                                                          
Gold and
Copper
               Indicated           910    0.61     0.11       17.8       0.97
               Total               940     0.6     0.11       18.2       0.99

Lihir #        Measured            100     2.3        -        7.6          -
               Indicated           770     1.9        -       47.5          -
               Total               870     2.0        -       55.2          -

Gosowong # *   Measured              -       -        -          -          -
               Indicated           4.4      14        -        2.0          -
               Total               4.4      14        -        2.0          -

Bonikro #      Measured            4.0    0.83        -        0.1          -
               Indicated            47     1.4        -        2.1          -
               Total                51     1.3        -        2.2          -

Namosi JV      Measured              -       -        -          -          -
(69.94%)
               Indicated         1,300    0.11     0.33        4.7       4.49
               Total             1,300    0.11     0.33        4.7       4.49

Marsden        Measured              -       -        -          -          -
               Indicated           200    0.19     0.37        1.2       0.72
               Total               200    0.19     0.37        1.2       0.72

MMJV -         Measured            0.8     1.2        -        0.0          -
Hidden
Valley                                                              
Operations
(50%) #
               Indicated            72     1.3        -        3.1          -
               Total                73     1.3        -        3.1          -

MMJV - Wafi    Measured              -       -        -          -          -
/ Golpu /                                                           
Nambonga
(50%)
               Indicated           460    0.77     0.81       11.4       3.73
               Total               460    0.77     0.81       11.4       3.73

Combined       Measured            110     2.2        -        7.8          -
Other
Provinces -                                                         
Gold and
Copper
               Indicated         2,900    0.77     0.31       71.9       8.94
               Total             3,000    0.83     0.30       79.7       8.94

Newcrest -     Measured            300     1.1     0.08       10.6       0.23
Gold and                                                            
Copper
               Indicated         6,600    0.60     0.27      128.1      17.58
               Total             6,900    0.63     0.26      138.6      17.81



Note:     Rounding may cause some computational discrepancies in totals
      *   The figures shown represent 100% of the Mineral Resource.
          Gosowong/Toguraci is owned and operated by Pt Nusa Halmahera
          Minerals, an incorporated joint venture between Newcrest
          (75%) and PT ANTAM (25%).
          Newcrest and Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited have 50-50
          ownership of the Morobe Mining Joint Ventures. Newcrest has a
          69.94% share of the Namosi Joint Venture.
           
                                                                      


           Gold and
Dec-12         Copper
Mineral        Resources                 Gold              Insitu     Insitu
Resources      (# =             Dry      Grade   Copper     Gold      Copper 
           includes       Tonnes     (g/t    Grade    (million   (million 


               stockpiles)   (million)    Au)    (% Cu)   ounces)    tonnes)

Cadia East     Inferred                                             
Underground                        360    0.34     0.19        4.0       0.69

Ridgeway       Inferred
Underground                                                         
#                                   43    0.37     0.39        0.5       0.17

Other #        Inferred            260    0.30     0.10        2.5       0.25

Total Cadia    Subtotal
Province -                                                          
Gold and
Copper                             660    0.33     0.17        7.0       1.12

Main Dome      Inferred                                             
Open Pit #                          50    0.57     0.07        0.9       0.04

West Dome      Inferred                                             
Open Pit                            27    0.54     0.07        0.5       0.02

Telfer         Inferred                                             
Underground                         21    0.76     0.25        0.5       0.05

Other          Inferred             16    0.28     0.34        0.1       0.05

O'Callaghans   Inferred            9.0       -     0.24          -       0.02

Total Telfer   Subtotal
Province -                                                          
Gold and
Copper                             120    0.52     0.15        2.0       0.18

Lihir #        Inferred            150     1.9        -        9.0          -

Gosowong # *   Inferred           0.31     9.6        -        0.1          -

Bonikro #      Inferred             14     1.1        -        0.5          -

Namosi JV      Inferred                                             
(69.94%)                           260    0.10     0.38        0.8       1.00

Marsden        Inferred             35    0.08     0.17        0.1       0.06

MMJV -         Inferred
Hidden
Valley                                                              
Operations
(50%) #                            5.4     1.1        -        0.2          -

MMJV - Wafi    Inferred
/ Golpu /                                                           
Nambonga
(50%)                              130    0.70     0.64        2.8       0.80

Total Other    Subtotal
Provinces -                                                         
Gold and
Copper                             590    0.71     0.32       13.5       1.86

Newcrest -     Total
Gold and                                                            
Copper                           1,400    0.51     0.23       22.5       3.16


                                                          


              Silver             Dry       Silver    Insitu Silver
Dec-12 Mineral    Resources        Tonnes      Grade       (million
Resources         (# = includes   (million)   (g/t Ag)      ounces) 


                  stockpiles)

Cadia Valley      Measured             0.11        1.4             0.0
Operations #
                  Indicated           2,600       0.61            51.1
                  Total               2,600       0.61            51.1

Gosowong # *      Measured                -          -               -
                  Indicated             4.4         21             2.9
                  Total                 4.4         21             2.9

MMJV - Hidden     Measured              0.8         20             0.5
Valley / Hamata                                         
/ Kaveroi (50%)
#
                  Indicated              69         24            53.6
                  Total                  70         24            54.1

MMJV - Wafi /     Measured                -          -               -
Golpu /                                                 
Nambonga (50%)
                  Indicated             460        1.4            21.2
                  Total                 460        1.4            21.2

Newcrest Silver   Measured             0.91         18             0.5
                  Indicated           3,100        1.3           128.8
                  Total               3,200        1.3           129.3


                                                          


              Silver             Dry       Silver    Insitu Silver
Dec-12 Mineral    Resources        Tonnes      Grade       (million
Resources         (# = includes   (million)   (g/t Ag)      ounces) 


                  stockpiles)

Cadia Valley      Inferred              410       0.40             5.2
Operations #

Gosowong # *      Inferred             0.31         20             0.2

MMJV - Hidden     Inferred              5.0         21             3.4
Valley / Hamata                                         
/ Kaveroi (50%)
#

MMJV - Wafi /     Inferred              110        1.2             4.1
Golpu /                                                 
Nambonga (50%)

Newcrest Silver   Total                 520       0.78            12.9



Note:     Rounding may cause some computational discrepancies in totals
      *   The figures shown represent 100% of the Mineral Resource.
          Gosowong/Toguraci is owned and operated by Pt Nusa Halmahera
          Minerals, an incorporated joint venture between Newcrest
          (75%) and PT ANTAM (25%).
          Newcrest and Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited have 50-50
          ownership of the Morobe Mining Joint Ventures. Newcrest has a
          69.94% share of the Namosi Joint Venture.
           
                                                                                             


            Polymetallic               Tungsten   Zinc    Lead     Insitu     Insitu     Insitu
Dec-12          Resources         Dry      Trioxide   Grade   Grade   Tungsten     Zinc       Lead
Mineral         (# =            Tonnes      Grade      (%      (%     Trioxide   (million   (million
Resources       includes       (million)   (% WO3)     Zn)     Pb)    (million   tonnes)    tonnes) 


                stockpiles)                                           tonnes)

O'Callaghan's   Measured               -          -       -       -          -          -          -
                Indicated             69       0.34    0.55    0.27       0.24       0.38       0.18
                Total                 69       0.34    0.55    0.27       0.24       0.38       0.18

Newcrest                               -          -                          -             
Polymetallic    Measured                                  -       -                     -          -
                Indicated             69       0.34    0.55    0.27       0.24       0.38       0.18
                Total                 69       0.34    0.55    0.27       0.24       0.38       0.18
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    


            Polymetallic               Tungsten   Zinc    Lead     Insitu     Insitu     Insitu
Dec-12          Resources         Dry      Trioxide   Grade   Grade   Tungsten     Zinc       Lead
Mineral         (# =            Tonnes      Grade      (%      (%     Trioxide   (million   (million
Resources       includes       (million)   (% WO3)     Zn)     Pb)    (million   tonnes)    tonnes) 


                stockpiles)                                           tonnes)

O'Callaghan's   Inferred             9.0       0.25    0.15    0.07       0.02       0.01       0.01

Newcrest                             9.0       0.25                       0.02             
Polymetallic    Total                                  0.15    0.07                  0.01       0.01



Note:     Rounding may cause some computational discrepancies in totals
      *   The figures shown represent 100% of the Mineral Resource.
          Gosowong/Toguraci is owned and operated by Pt Nusa Halmahera
          Minerals, an incorporated joint venture between Newcrest
          (75%) and PT ANTAM (25%).
          Newcrest and Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited have 50-50
          ownership of the Morobe Mining Joint Ventures. Newcrest has a
          69.94% share of the Namosi Joint Venture.
           

Ore Reserves and Mineral Resources Reporting Requirements

As an Australian company with securities listed on the Australian Securities 
Exchange (ASX), Newcrest is subject to Australian disclosure requirements and 
standards, including the requirements of the Corporations Act and the ASX. 
Investors should note that it is a requirement of the ASX listing rules that 
the reporting of ore reserves and mineral resources in Australia comply with 
the 2004 Edition of the Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration 
Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves (the JORC Code) and that 
Newcrest's ore reserve and mineral resource estimates comply with the JORC 
Code. As a company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), Newcrest is 
subject to certain Canadian disclosure requirements and standards, including 
the requirements of National Instrument 43-101 - Standards of Disclosure for 
Mineral Projects of the Canadian Securities Administrators (NI 43-101). In 
accordance with NI 43-101, Newcrest reports its ore reserve and mineral 
resource estimates in compliance with the JORC Code, along with a 
reconciliation for any material differences between the JORC Code and the 
applicable definitions adopted by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy 
and Petroleum (CIM Definition Standards). Other than as separately noted, 
there are no material differences between the definitions of Measured, 
Indicated and Inferred Mineral Resources, and Proven and Probable Reserves, 
under the CIM Definition Standards and the equivalent or corresponding 
definitions in the JORC Code.

Qualified Person

The information in this release that relates to Mineral Resources, Ore 
Reserves, Exploration Results and other scientific and technical information 
is based on information compiled by or under the direction of Colin Moorhead, 
EGM Minerals for Newcrest Mining Limited, who is a Fellow of The Australasian 
Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a full-time employee of Newcrest Mining 
Limited. Mr Moorhead has sufficient experience which is relevant to the styles 
of mineralisation and types of deposits under consideration, and to the 
activity which he is undertaking, to qualify as a Competent Person as defined 
in the JORC Code and a Qualified Person within the meaning of NI 43-101. Mr 
Moorhead consents to and has approved the inclusion in this release of the 
matters based on this information in the form and context in which it appears, 
including sampling, analytical and test data underlying the results. For 
details of exploration reports refer to the Newcrest website at 
www.newcrest.com.au. 



For details of exploration reports refer to the Newcrest website 
atwww.newcrest.com.au

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