Harsco's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Harsco Corporation (HSC)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 31, 2012 10:00 am ET

Executives

Eugene M. Truett – Vice President of Investor Relations and Credit

Henry W. Knueppel – Interim Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Stephen J. Schnoor – Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Galdino J. Claro – Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the Harsco Metals & Minerals Group

Analysts

William Fisher – Raymond James

Jeffrey D. Hammond – KeyBanc Capital Markets

Glenn Wortman – Sidoti & Company

Bill Nasgovitz – Heartland Funds

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. My name is Martina, and I will be your conference facilitator. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Harsco Corporation Second Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call. (Operator Instructions) Also, this telephone conference presentation and accompanying webcast, made on behalf of Harsco, are subject to copyright by Harsco and all rights are reserved. Harsco will be recording this teleconference. No other recordings or distribution of this telephone conference by any other party are permitted without expressed written consent of Harsco. Your participation indicates your agreement.

I would now like to introduce Mr. Eugene Truett, Vice President, Investor Relations and Credit of Harsco Corporation. Mr. Truett, you may begin your call.

Eugene M. Truett

Thank you, Martina, good morning. I would like to welcome everyone to Harsco’s second quarter 2012 earnings release conference call. I’m here this morning with Henry Knueppel, Harsco’s Interim Chairman and CEO, obviously we’ll have more to say about that on the call; Steve Schnoor, Harsco’s CFO and Treasurer; Galdino Claro, Executive Vice President and Group CEO Harsco Metals & Minerals is on the line with us.

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