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

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NC) will release Third Quarter financial results and will file its Third Quarter 10-Q after the close of the market on Thursday, November 4, 2004.

The Company will hold a conference call on Friday, November 5, 2004 to discuss its results for the third quarter of 2004.

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

     Conference Call:  Friday, November 5, 2004
     Time:             11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)
     Telephone:        800-946-0742 (Call in at least five minutes before
                       start time)
     For Replay Call:  888-203-1112  Pass code: 955786

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 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 www.nacco.com .

SOURCE  NACCO Industries, Inc.
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    /CONTACT:  Christina Kmetko, Manager - Finance of NACCO Industries, Inc.,
    /Web site:  http://www.nacco.com
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CO:  NACCO Industries, Inc.
ST:  Ohio

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