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HARSCO AWARDED EIGHT YEAR RAILROAD SERVICE CONTRACT

 HARSCO AWARDED EIGHT YEAR RAILROAD SERVICE CONTRACT
 HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Harsco Corporation's


(NYSE: HSC) Fairmont Tamper Division has been awarded a multi-million dollar, eight year new track construction contract with a major U.S. railroad.
 The contract is to be managed by the Contracting Services unit the Division's Tamper operation which handles maintenance of way projects on a contract basis for railroads throughout the United States. In addition to new track construction, the Tamper unit performs track renewal work, track and switch undercutting, and tie laying.
 Tamper, which is based in Columbia, S.C., was acquired by Harsco on June 1, of this year and has been combined with Harsco's Fairmont Division, headquartered in Fairmont, Minn. The expanded Division now offers an extensive portfolio of specialized equipment to support railroad maintenance of way needs in North America, Europe, and Pacific Rim countries.
 Commenting on the eight year contract, Malcolm W. Gambill, Harsco's chairman and chief executive officer, stated, "Combining Fairmont and Tamper has provided us with attractive new opportunities for growth in the railroad maintenance of way product and service markets. This recent track construction contract is an example of the new capabilities that Fairmont Tamper now has which are providing an immediate lift to our railroad maintenance of way operations."
 Harsco Corporation is a diversified, international, industrial company headquartered in Camp Hill, Pa. The Company's 11 divisions provide products and services for defense, industrial, commercial and construction applications from over 260 facilities in 36 states and 14 countries.
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 /CONTACT: Herbert R. McIlvaine Jr., director, Corporate Communications, for Harsco, 717-763-7064/
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