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Harsco Infrastructure Receives Global Safety Award From Leading Industrial Company, SABIC


HARRISBURG, Pa., June 25, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Worldwide industrial services and engineered products company Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) announced today that its Harsco Infrastructure business group has been selected by global industrial and petrochemicals producer SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation) to receive its prestigious Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Award for Global Contractors for the past year.

The award, given annually to the contractor who has made the greatest contribution to safety, health and the environment throughout SABIC's global operations, recognizes Harsco's exceptional safety performance at SABIC's Geleen petrochemicals plant in the Netherlands. Harsco has worked at the site for more than three years without any EU-OSHA violations.  The award also recognizes Harsco for its direct support and active participation in SABIC's safety, health and environmental initiatives, including Harsco's collaboration with SABIC and other contractors in designing a new company-wide safety program, "SAFE at SABIC." 

"This award reaffirms the pre-eminent importance of safety to our customers, our employees and our entire Harsco organization," said Salvatore D. Fazzolari, Harsco Chairman and CEO. "As we continue to grow our Harsco Infrastructure presence in the global industrial construction and plant maintenance sectors, the recognition of industry-leading customers having the international scale and caliber of SABIC is both deeply appreciated and inspiring."

SABIC is one of the leading petrochemical and industrial companies in the world, with operations throughout Saudi Arabia, Europe, the Americas and Asia. Harsco provides  24/7 onsite plant maintenance access services and support to the Geleen site, and also supports SABIC at locations in Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom.

Harsco Corporation provides essential services and equipment to key industries that play a fundamental role in worldwide economic growth, including infrastructure, metals, 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

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CONTACT: Harsco Corporation Investor Contact Eugene M. Truett 717.975.5677 Media Contact Kenneth D. Julian 717.730.3683

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