Air Permit Received For Commercial Metals Company's Durant, Oklahoma Micro Mill

Feb 04, 2016, 10:15 ET from Commercial Metals Company

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC) on January 19th received a new source air permit from the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality. This permit authorizes CMC, from an environmental air quality prospective, to construct a technologically advanced micro mill in Durant, Oklahoma.

"Receiving the air permit is an important milestone in our Durant, Oklahoma micro mill project," commented Tracy Porter, President CMC Americas. "With the permit in hand, we are now able to begin construction in preparation for installation of the mill equipment, which was placed on order late last year.  We still anticipate commissioning of the micro mill to occur during the fall of 2017."

About CMC

Commercial Metals Company and its subsidiaries manufacture, recycle and market steel and metal products, related materials and services through a network including steel minimills, steel fabrication and processing plants, construction-related product warehouses, metal recycling facilities and marketing and distribution offices in the United States and in strategic international markets.

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