Harsco Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

Harsco Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

Action Marks Harsco's 251st Consecutive Quarterly Cash Dividend to
Shareholders

CAMP HILL, Pa., Oct. 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of
Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend
of $0.205 per share, or $0.82 per share on an annualized basis, payable
February 15, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on
January 15, 2013.

The action marks the Company's 251^st consecutive quarterly cash dividend to
shareholders and continues the Company's long-standing series of reliable
dividend payments every year since 1939.

Harsco Corporation is a diversified global industrial company providing
essential services and products to major industries that help build the world,
including steel and metals, 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
         James Jacobson
         717.612.5628
         jjacobson@harsco.com
        
         Media Contact
         Kenneth D. Julian
         717.730.3683
         kjulian@harsco.com

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