Harsco Corporation Announces Results of 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Harsco Corporation Announces Results of 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

CAMP HILL, Pa., April 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diversified global
industrial company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today the results
of its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, held yesterday in Camp Hill,
Pennsylvania.

Stockholders approved the election of all ten current members of the Board of
Directors to serve until the 2014 Annual Meeting and also ratified the Audit
Committee's appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as independent auditors
for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013. Stockholders also approved the
advisory vote on named executive officer compensation, commonly known as a
"say-on-pay" vote, and also approved the 2013 Equity and Incentive
Compensation Plan, which replaces the previous 1995 Executive Incentive
Compensation Plan as amended.

Harsco's diversified services and products serve worldwide industries that are
fundamental to global economic growth and infrastructure development,
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.

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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