May 12, 2014– Woodland Park, New Jersey - Cytec Industries Inc. (CYT) will present at ALTA 2014 in Perth, Australia taking place May 24 -31.Cytec, with 100 years of mining experience, continues to lead the way with innovative chemistries and formulation expertise that enhances the recovery of valuable metals, lowers processing costs and delivers sustainable solutions to mine operations.Cytec will present in the Uranium Rare Earth Elements session with a paper titled Solvent Extraction of Rare Earth Elements Using CYANEX® 572 extractant. Tyler McCallum, Technical Specialist, Cytec MEP says “We are excited to supply a new product offering for rare earth separations. CYANEX® 572 extractant can allow for significant operational cost savings in comparison to current rare earth extractants due to the acidity demand required for stripping.”For more information on Cytec’s mining products and technology please visit our website at http://www.cytec.com/businesses/in-process-separation/mining-chemicalsCytec’s vision is to deliver specialty material and chemical technologies beyond our customers’ imagination. Our focus on innovation, advanced technology and application expertise enables us to develop, manufacture and sell products that change the way our customers do business. Our pioneering products perform specific and important functions for our customers, enabling them to offer innovative solutions to the industries that they serve. Our products serve a diverse range of end markets including aerospace and industrial materials, mining and plastics.For more information about Cytec please visit www.cytec.com.Media Contacts

Jodi Allen

Investor Relations

Tel: 1.973.357.3283

jodi.allen@cytec.com

Tara Tepp

In Process Separation Marketing Communications

Tel: 1.973.357.3347

tara.tepp@cytec.com

Katherine Vaiente

Global Marketing Communications Manager

Tel: 1.480.730.2310

Katherine.Vaiente@cytec.com

Claire Michel

Industrial Materials Marketing Communications

Tel: 44.1773.766200

claire.michel@cytec.com

Katherine Vaiente

Global Marketing Communications Manager

Tel: 1.480.730.2310

Katherine.Vaiente@cytec.com