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

CLEVELAND, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NC) will release Fourth Quarter financial results and will file its 2004 Annual Report on Form 10-K after the close of the market on Tuesday, March 15, 2005.

The Company will hold a conference call on Wednesday, March 16, 2005 to discuss its results for the 2004 fourth quarter and full year.

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

Conference Call: Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Time: 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time)
Telephone: 800-299-6183 (Toll Free) or 617-801-9713 (International)
Pass code: 47740094
(Call in at least five minutes before start time)
For Replay Call: 888-286-8010 or 617-801-6888 (International)
Pass code: 43839968

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 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 website at www.nacco.com .

SOURCE NACCO Industries, Inc.

CONTACT: Christina Kmetko, Manager - Finance of NACCO Industries, Inc., 1-440-449-9669