Harsco To Host Investors Call To Introduce New CEO On Thursday, September 13, 2012

CAMP HILL, Pa., Sept. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global industrial services and engineered products company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today that it will host a conference call on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 2:00 pm ET to introduce its incoming President and CEO, Patrick K. Decker to the investment and financial community.

As previously announced, Mr. Decker will be joining Harsco on September 10, 2012, having served previously as President of Tyco Flow Control, Tyco International Ltd.'s second largest business segment. Mr. Decker is succeeding Henry W. Knueppel, who has been serving for the past several months as Harsco's Interim Chairman and CEO, and will continue to serve as the Company's independent, non-executive Chairman of the Board.

Harsco will be providing a live webcast of the call in listen-only mode at www.harsco.com. The call can also be accessed by telephone by dialing (800) 611‑4920, or (973) 200-3957 for international callers. Listeners are advised to dial in approximately five minutes prior to the call. Enter Conference ID number 24911990. Replays will be available after completion of the live call at www.harsco.com.

Harsco Corporation serves major global markets that are fundamental to worldwide infrastructure development and economic progress, including steel and metals production, construction, railways and energy. Harsco's common stock is a component of the S&P MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 1000 Index. Additional information can be found at  www.harsco.com .

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CONTACT: Investor Contact         Eugene M. Truett         717.975.5677         etruett@harsco.com                  Media Contact         Kenneth D. Julian         717.730.3683         kjulian@harsco.com

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