SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
PIERCE D HOWARD

(Last) (First) (Middle)
P.O. BOX 8888

(Street)
CAMP HILL PA 17001-8888

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
HARSCO CORP [ HSC ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/15/2008
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, $1.25 par value 4,000 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Phantom Stock Units(1) (1) 05/15/2008 J 378.809 (1) (1) Common Stock, $1.25 par value 378.809(1) (1) 16,003.445 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy)(2) $13.9625(2) (2) 04/30/2011(2) Common Stock, $1.25 par value(2) (2) 4,000 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy)(2) $20.96(2) (2) 04/30/2012(2) Common Stock, $1.25 par value (2) 4,000 D
Stock Option (Right to Buy)(2) $16.96(2) (2) 04/30/2013(2) Common Stock, $1.25 par value (2) 4,000 D
Restricted Stock Units-NEDSP(3) (3) (3) (3) Common Stock, $1.25 par value (3) 8,629.385 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Represents deferred compensation under the Deferred Compensation Plan for Non-Employee Directors. Each phantom stock unit represents a right to be paid in cash an amount equal to the fair market value of one share of Harsco Corporation Common Stock at the date of settlement. The scheduled settlement date for the phantom stock units is in lump sum to commence by January 31, 2010. The deferred compensation credit for fees earned during the quarterly period is the fair market value on the day immediately preceding such credit date. Includes reinvested dividends. The amount credited for each quarterly dividend is payable using the dividend payment date as the valuation date.
2. Stock option granted pursuant to 1995 Non-Employee Directors' Stock Plan, in a transaction exempt under Rule 16b-3.
3. Represents restricted stock units granted under the 1995 Non-Employee Directors' Stock Plan. Each restricted stock unit has a one year vesting period and will be settled promptly following termination of the individual's service as a director of the Company. Includes reinvested dividends.
Remarks:
Mark E. Kimmel, Attorney-In-Fact 05/16/2008
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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