Cooperation Agreements, White Proxy Card Revision, Upcoming Conference Calls, and Leadership Changes - Research Reports on Vale, Cliffs, Arch Coal, Alpha Natural Resources and Compass Minerals

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Vale SA (NYSE: VALE), Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF), Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI), Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: ANR) and Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:

Vale SA Research Reports
On July 17, 2014, Vale SA (Vale) announced that it has signed a cooperation agreement with Eximbank of China, reinforcing a long-term partnership between the Company and one of China's leading financial institutions. According to Vale, the framework cooperation agreement with Eximbank of China will set the basis for the provision of credit facilities for the Company, which cover the equipment acquisition, goods and services in China for its projects in Brazil and overseas. The Company informed that the said agreement shall come into effect for a period of three years. The full research reports on Vale are available to download free of charge at:

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Research Reports
On July 18, 2014, Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (Cliffs) announced that it has revised its White proxy card, in order to provide its shareholders to consistently vote with the recommendations of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis & Co (Glass Lewis) without inadvertently providing Casablanca Capital with a majority of the Board of Directors as a result of Cliffs' cumulative voting provision. The Company stated that with the setup, its Board reduced its slate of directors to be elected at the 2014 Annual Meeting from nine to seven candidates, with Barry J. Eldridge and Stephen M. Johnson no longer standing for re-election. In addition, Cliff's Board offers to include Lourenco Goncalves, Joseph Rutkowski, Gabriel Stoliar, and Douglas Taylor on the Company's White proxy card, subject to individuals providing Cliffs with their consent to include names on the proxy card. The Company added that the cumulative voting process enables shareholders to aggregate votes towards one or more nominees. The full research reports on Cliffs are available to download free of charge at:

Arch Coal, Inc. Research Reports
On July 14, 2014, Arch Coal, Inc. (Arch Coal) announced that the Company will discuss its Q2 2014 financial results via live conference call on July 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET. The Company informed that the related earnings release will be distributed via PR Newswire that same day before the market opens. Arch Coal stated that its President and CEO John W. Eaves, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Paul A. Lang, and Senior Vice President and CFO John T. Drexler will be participating in the call. Additionally, the webcast of the call can be accessed via the Company's Investor Relations website, while its replay and audio download can be downloaded on the website for one month following the completion of the call. The full research reports on Arch Coal are available to download free of charge at:

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. Research Reports
On July 17, 2014, Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (Alpha Natural Resources) announced that it will report its Q2 2014 financial results before the market opens on August 6, 2014, followed by a live conference call that same day at 10:00 a.m. EDT. Alpha Natural Resources informed that the live webcast call and replay of the same will be made available on its Investor Relations website. The full research reports on Alpha Natural Resources are available to download free of charge at:

Compass Minerals Research Reports
On July 8, 2014, Compass Minerals announced the departure of its CFO Rodney Underdown, which will take effect on December 31, 2014. The Company stated that Mr. Underdown will continue serving his role and will remain available through the year-end to ensure an orderly transition. Commenting on the news, Fran Malecha, Compass Minerals CEO, said, "Rod has been with Compass Minerals for nearly 17 years and has been instrumental in shaping the company into what it is today. I appreciate his many contributions to Compass Minerals and am pleased that he will remain available until we name a new CFO and then assist us with this transition." The full research reports on Compass Minerals are available to download free of charge at:

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