Webcast Alert: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. to Announce Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Results Feb. 25; Conference Call Feb. 26

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) today said it intends to announce unaudited 2008 fourth-quarter and full-year results after the market closes Wed., Feb. 25, 2009.

The Company invites interested parties to listen to a live broadcast of a conference call with securities analysts and institutional investors to discuss the results.

When:         Thursday, Feb. 26, at 10 a.m. ET

Hosts:        Joseph A. Carrabba, Chairman, President and Chief Executive

              Laurie Brlas, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

              Steven R. Baisden, Director, Investor Relations and Corporate

Web Address:  http://www.cliffsnaturalresources.com

If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived at http://www.cliffsnaturalresources.com for 30 days.

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Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) is an international mining and natural resources company. We are the largest producer of iron ore pellets in North America, a major supplier of direct-shipping lump and fines iron ore out of Australia and a significant producer of metallurgical coal. With core values of environmental and capital stewardship, our colleagues across the globe endeavor to provide all stakeholders operating and financial transparency as embodied by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework. Our company is organized into the following geographic business units:

The North American business unit is comprised of six iron ore mines in Michigan, Minnesota and Eastern Canada, and two coking coal mining complexes in West Virginia and Alabama. The Asia Pacific business unit is comprised of two iron ore mining complexes in Western Australia and a coking and thermal coal mine in Queensland, Australia. The Latin American business unit includes a 30% interest in the Amapa Project, an iron ore project in the state of Amapa in Brazil, as well as a number of smaller greenfield projects not yet in production.

Cliffs has been actively executing a strategy designed to achieve scale in the mining industry and focused on serving the world's largest and fastest growing steel markets.

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