Financial Results, Earnings Release Schedules, Coal Reserve Acquisitions, and Product Launches - Research Report on Alpha

Financial Results, Earnings Release Schedules, Coal Reserve Acquisitions, and
Product Launches - Research Report on Alpha Natural Resources, Peabody Energy,
                       Arch Coal, Molycorp, and Harsco

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NEW YORK, October 28, 2013

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Alpha
Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR), Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU), Arch
Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI), Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP), and Harsco Corporation
(NYSE: HSC). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.Research Report

On October 15, 2013, Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (Alpha Natural) announced
that it intends to report its Q3 2013 financial results on Thursday, October
31, 2013 before the market opens. Alpha Natural stated that following the
earnings release, a conference call will be held at 11:00 a.m. EDT, the same
day to review its results and discuss current business conditions. The Company
informed that a live webcast and replay of the call will be available through
its website under the Investor Relations section. The Full Research Report on
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/131e_ANR]

Peabody Energy Corp. Research Report

On October 17, 2013, Peabody Energy Corp. (Peabody) reported its Q3 2013
financial results. The Company reported total revenues of $1.8 billion during
the quarter compared to c.$2.1 billion in Q3 2012. Adjusted EBITDA totaled
$312.0 million compared to 467.6 million in Q3 2012. Income from continuing
operations (net of income taxes) came in at $24.0 million with diluted EPS
from continuing operations of $0.06, compared to income from continuing
operations (net of income taxes) of $122.9 million or $0.46 diluted EPS from
continuing operations in Q3 2012. Commenting on the results, Peabody's
Chairman and CEO, Gregory H. Boyce, stated, "Peabody's third quarter results
were led by significant cost reductions across all regions and higher
Australian volumes. The Peabody team continues to drive operational
excellence, structural cost improvements and capital discipline, and our
well-positioned portfolio gives us substantial upside as markets improve." The
Company said that it anticipates full year 2013 Adjusted EBITDA in the range
of $1,070 million to c.$1,150 million and adjusted diluted EPS of $0.27 to
$0.45. The Full Research Report on Peabody Energy Corp. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/ea12_BTU]

Arch Coal Inc. Research Report

On October 10, 2013, Arch Coal, Inc. (Arch) announced that it has entered into
an agreement to acquire the Guffy property from Patriot Coal Corporation
(Patriot) for $16.0 million in cash. Arch stated that the Guffy reserves are
owned in-fee, are contiguous to Arch's Tygart Valley reserves and the Leer
mine, with comparable quality to Leer's high-volatile "A" metallurgical coal
reserves. Further, the Company said that with the addition of the Guffy
reserves, Arch will be able to recover up to an incremental 8 million tons of
metallurgical coal at the Leer mine, thereby extending the estimated mine life
of Leer by about three years. John W. Eaves, Arch's President and CEO,
commented, "The Guffy acquisition represents a valuable, synergistic, bolt-on
opportunity for Arch that extends the reserves and mine life at Leer, one of
our premier, metallurgical coal operations in Appalachia." Arch further
announced that it has resolved all pending and potential legal claims with
Patriot arising from Arch's sale of coal companies to Magnum Coal Company in
2005 and the subsequent purchase of those companies by Patriot in 2008. The
Full Research Report on Arch Coal Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/b5cd_ACI]

Molycorp, Inc. Research Report

On October 22, 2013, Molycorp, Inc. (Molycorp) announced the schedule of its
Q3 2013 earnings release. The Company informed that it will report its
financial results for the quarter on Thursday, November 7, 2013, after market
close. Subsequent to the earnings release, Molycorp will hold an investor
conference call at 4:30 p.m. ET, which will be hosted by Constantine
Karayannopoulos, President and CEO; Geoff Bedford, Executive Vice President
and COO; and Michael Doolan, Executive Vice President and CFO of the Company.
The Company informed that a live audio webcast and its archive can be accessed
via the Company's website under Investor Relations section. The Full Research
Report on Molycorp, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/fad9_MCP]

Harsco Corporation Research Report

On October 8, 2013, Harsco Corp. (Harsco) announced the launch of P-K SONIC™
boiler, a new stainless steel boiler from its Harsco Industrial Group's
Patterson-Kelley division, which contains an innovative stainless steel heat
exchanger design, with two segments working together to help optimize
efficiency and improve reliability. Harsco Industrial Group President Scott
Gerson commented, "This is a great example of Harsco's capabilities for
bringing together focused innovation and global expertise to create a
cutting-edge, cost-efficient solution for our customers." Harsco stated that
the launch of the boiler follows an extensive engineering development period
involving close collaboration between US and international technical
resources. The Company informed that bidding activity for the new P-K SONIC is
already under way for the first production deliveries, expected by the end of
2013. The Full Research Report on Harsco Corporation - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/6daf_HSC]

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