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

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NC) will release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2003 financial results on Wednesday, February 18, 2004 after the close of the market.

NACCO Industries, Inc. will hold a conference call on Thursday, February 19, 2004 for investors and security 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:   Thursday, February 19, 2004
       Time:              11:00 a.m. Eastern Time
       Telephone:         (800) 915-4836
                          (Call in at least five minutes before start time).
       For Replay Call:   (800) 428-6051 Pass code # 334171

This 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 coal mining. NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures, sells, services and leases a full line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed worldwide under the Hyster(R) and Yale(R) brand names. NACCO Housewares Group consists of Hamilton Beach*Proctor-Silex, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer, importer and marketer of small electric kitchen, garment care and home health care appliances and products, as well as commercial products for restaurants, bars and hotels, and The Kitchen Collection, Inc., a national specialty retailer of brand-name kitchenware, small electric appliances and related accessories. The North American Coal Corporation mines and markets lignite coal primarily as fuel for power providers and provides selected value-added mining services for other natural resources companies. For more information about NACCO Industries, visit the Company's web site at www.nacco.com .

SOURCE  NACCO Industries, Inc.
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    /CONTACT:  Christina Kmetko, Manager - Finance of NACCO Industries, Inc.,
+1-440-449-9669/
    /Web site:  http://www.nacco.com/
    (NC)

CO:  NACCO Industries, Inc.
ST:  Ohio
IN:  MAC OIL MNG HOU
SU:  CCA MAV

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