Harsco Corporation to Present at Investor Conference

Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 23, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today that it will be presenting at the upcoming Salomon Smith Barney 14th Annual Global Industrial Manufacturing Conference to be held in New York City. The Harsco presentation is scheduled to begin at 1:30 pm ET on Thursday, March 1, 2001 and will be webcast live through the Harsco Corporation web site at www.harsco.com.

Making the Harsco presentation will be Derek C. Hathaway, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Salvatore D. Fazzolari, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Hathaway and Mr. Fazzolari will comment on the Company's performance and outlook.

Harsco Corporation provides market-leading services and products to the worldwide infrastructure development, steel, railway transportation, gas and energy industries. The company recorded 2000 revenues in excess of $2 billion, and employs more than 20,000 people in 38 countries. Additional information about Harsco can be found at www.harsco.com.