Cleveland-Cliffs Declares Dividend on Preferred Stock
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (NYSE: CLF), which will be renamed Cliffs Natural Resources in the coming months, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a scheduled dividend payment on the Company's 3.25% redeemable cumulative convertible perpetual preferred stock. A cash payment of $8.125 per share will be payable on Oct. 15, 2008, to preferred stock shareholders of record on Oct. 1, 2008.
ABOUT CLEVELAND-CLIFFS INC
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, is an international mining company, the largest producer of iron ore pellets in North America and a major supplier of metallurgical coal to the global steelmaking industry. The Company operates six iron ore mines in Michigan, Minnesota and Eastern Canada, and three coking coal mines in West Virginia and Alabama. Cliffs also owns 85% of Portman Limited, a large iron ore mining company in Australia, serving the Asian iron ore markets with direct-shipping fines and lump ore. In addition, the Company has a 30% interest in the Amapa Project, a Brazilian iron ore project, and a 45% economic interest in the Sonoma Project, an Australian coking and thermal coal project.
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Released September 9, 2008