Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   October 11, 2004

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Ohio   1-8944   34-1464672
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)   File Number)   Identification No.)
1100 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH       44114-2589
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code   216-694-5700

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.

Edward C. Dowling Jr., Executive Vice President-Operations of Cleveland Cliffs Inc, has elected to resign to accept a senior executive position with a major global mining company. The resignation is effective October 31, 2004.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(c) Exhibits

99(a) Cleveland-Cliffs Inc published a news release on October 11, 2004, "Cliffs Announces Management Changes".

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    Cleveland-Cliffs Inc
October 13, 2004   By:   Donald J. Gallagher
        Name: Donald J. Gallagher
        Title: Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer

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Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Cleveland-Cliffs published a news release on October 11, 2004, "Cliffs Announces Management Changes"