Harsco Corporation Announces Date for First Quarter 2001 Earnings Report and Conference Call

Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 11, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) plans to release its first quarter 2001 earnings results before the stock market opens on Thursday, April 19, 2001. The company will review its results later that day in a conference call at 2 p.m. Eastern Time.

The conference call will be broadcast live through the Harsco Corporation Web site at www.harsco.com and through www.streetevents.com. The call will also be available by telephone by dialing (888) 328-2940, or (212) 346-0304 from outside the United States. Participants are asked to dial in at least five minutes prior to the call. A recording of Harsco's conference call will be available via telephone for five days following the call, by dialing (800) 633-8284, or (858) 812-6440 from outside the United States. Enter reservation number 18386385. The replay will also be available through the Web sites noted above.

Harsco Corporation is a $2 billion worldwide industrial services and products company serving the infrastructure development, steel, railway transportation, gas and energy industries. The company employs more than 20,000 people in 38 countries. Additional information about Harsco can be found at www.harsco.com.