NACCO Industries, Inc. Announces Dates of Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio, Oct 10, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NC) will release Third Quarter 2002 financial results on Thursday, October 24, 2002, after the close of the market.

NACCO Industries, Inc. will hold a conference call on Friday, October 25, 2002 for investors and securities analysts to discuss its earnings announcement. Alfred M. Rankin, Jr., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of NACCO Industries, will host the call.

     Conference Call:    Friday, October 25, 2002
     Time:               11 a.m. Eastern Time
     Telephone:          (800) 915-4836
                         (Call in at least 5 minutes before start time)
     For Replay Call:    (800) 428-6051 Passcode #256735

The call will also be broadcast live and available for replay over the Internet. To access, go to www.nacco.com or www.ccbn.com . Please allow 15 minutes to register, download and install any necessary software.

NACCO Industries, Inc. is an operating holding company with three principal businesses: lift trucks, housewares and lignite mining. NACCO Materials Handling Group designs, engineers, manufactures and sells a full line of lift trucks and replacement parts marketed worldwide under the Hyster(R) and Yale(R) brand names. NACCO Housewares Group consists of Hamilton Beach*Proctor-Silex, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of small electric motor and heat-driven household appliances as well as commercial products for restaurants, bars and hotels, and The Kitchen Collection, Inc., a national specialty retailer of brand-name kitchenware, small electrical appliances and related accessories. The North American Coal Corporation mines and markets lignite primarily as fuel for power providers.