CLEVELAND - April 25, 2014 - Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (CLF) (CLF.PA) today announced that its Board of Directors has scheduled its annual meeting of shareholders to be held on July 29, 2014. Shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 2, 2014 will be entitled to vote at the annual meeting.
Further details regarding the annual meeting will be included in the Company`s definitive proxy statement, which will be mailed to shareholders of record in advance of the meeting.
About Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is an international mining and natural resources company. The Company is a major global iron ore producer and a significant producer of high-and low-volatile metallurgical coal. Cliffs` strategy is to continually achieve greater scale and diversification in the mining industry through a focus on serving the world`s largest and fastest growing steel markets. Driven by the core values of social, environmental and capital stewardship, Cliffs associates across the globe endeavor to provide all stakeholders operating and financial transparency.
The Company is organized through a global commercial group responsible for sales and delivery of Cliffs` products and a global operations group responsible for the production of the minerals the Company markets. Cliffs operates iron ore and coal mines in North America and an iron ore mining complex in Western Australia.
News releases and other information on the Company are available on the Internet at: http://www.cliffsnaturalresources.com
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Important Additional Information
Cliffs, its directors and certain of its executive officers are deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from Cliffs shareholders in connection with the matters to be considered at Cliffs` 2014 Annual Meeting. Cliffs intends to file a proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") in connection with any such solicitation of proxies from Cliffs` shareholders. CLIFFS SHAREHOLDERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO READ ANY SUCH PROXY STATEMENT AND ACCOMPANYING WHITE PROXY CARD WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE AS THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Information regarding the ownership of Cliffs` directors and executive officers in Cliffs` shares, restricted shares and options is included in their SEC filings on Forms 3, 4 and 5. More detailed information regarding the identity of potential participants, and their direct or indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, will be set forth in the proxy statement and other materials to be filed with the SEC in connection with Cliffs` 2014 Annual Meeting. Information can also be found in Cliffs` Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec. 31, 2013, filed with the SEC on Feb. 14, 2014. Shareholders will be able to obtain any proxy statement, any amendments or supplements to the proxy statement and other documents filed by Cliffs with the SEC for no charge at the SEC`s website at www.sec.gov. Copies will also be available at no charge at Cliffs` website at www.cliffsnr.com or by contacting James Graham, Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary at (216) 694-5504. Shareholders may also contact D.F. King & Co., Inc., Cliffs` proxy solicitor, toll-free at (800) 487-4870 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOURCE: Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.
INVESTOR AND MEDIA CONTACTS:
| Jessica Moran |
Director, Investor Relations
| Patricia Persico |
Director, Global Communications
D.F. King & Co., Inc.
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