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NACCO Industries, Inc. Announces Dates of Second Quarter Earnings Release, Conference Call and Investor Webcast

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NC) today announced that, in an effort to facilitate a more detailed discussion of financial results during earnings conference calls, the Company will begin releasing financial results on dates close to the filing of its 10-Q's or 10-K's and will hold its conference calls shortly after both are publicly available. NACCO Industries, Inc. intends to follow this pattern for the 2004 second quarter and for all future quarterly and annual reporting periods.

In addition, the Company announced it will begin holding periodic investor presentations via webcast to review progress on programs to enhance profitability and programs to generate growth as well as strategies for each of NACCO Industries' subsidiary companies. The first of these presentations will occur on a date shortly after the second quarter earnings conference call.

NACCO Industries, Inc. will release Second Quarter financial results and will file its Second Quarter 10-Q after the close of the market on Friday, August 6, 2004.

The Company will hold a conference call on Monday, August 9, 2004 to discuss its results for the second quarter of 2004.

Alfred M. Rankin, Jr., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of NACCO Industries will host the conference call.

     Conference Call: Monday, August 9, 2004
     Time: 10:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)
     Telephone: 800-819-9193 (Call in at least five minutes before start time)
     For Replay Call: 888-203-1112 Pass code: 311072

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.

The investor presentation will be held via webcast on Tuesday, August 17, 2004 at 2:30 p.m. Alfred M. Rankin, Jr. will host the webcast, which will include a 30 minute presentation followed by a 30 minute question and answer period. Information about how to access and participate in this investor webcast will be forthcoming in a separate press release.

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 comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally 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 and 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 electric appliances and related accessories. The North American Coal Corporation mines and markets lignite coal primarily as fuel for power generation 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 http://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 MNG REA
SU:  CCA MAV

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