TXI Announces Construction Start-Up in Oklahoma

Apr 05, 2001, 01:00 ET from TXI

    DALLAS, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-based TXI (NYSE:   TXI) announced
 today that it has begun construction of a crushed stone operation near the
 town of Mill Creek in Johnston County, Oklahoma.
     Construction aggregates processed through the new facility will be
 distributed into the growing Texas and Oklahoma markets.  When completed, TXI
 expects its Oklahoma Stone plant to have an annual production capacity of
 5 million tons.
     Edwin Gerik, Jr., General Operations Manager of TXI's Texas/Oklahoma
 Aggregates stated, "This project is evidence of TXI's commitment to pursuing
 long-term profitable growth opportunities and supports the company's goal of
 growing its aggregate business in those markets we choose to serve."
     Construction of the production facility is presently under way and is
 scheduled for completion in early summer 2002.
     TXI is the largest producer of cement in Texas and a major producer in
 California.  TXI is additionally the second-largest producer of structural
 steel beams in North America.  The company is also a significant supplier of
 steel bar, aggregate and concrete products.  In addition, TXI is a leading
 North American recycling company.  TXI shares are traded on the New York Stock
 Exchange under the symbol "TXI".
 
 

SOURCE TXI
    DALLAS, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-based TXI (NYSE:   TXI) announced
 today that it has begun construction of a crushed stone operation near the
 town of Mill Creek in Johnston County, Oklahoma.
     Construction aggregates processed through the new facility will be
 distributed into the growing Texas and Oklahoma markets.  When completed, TXI
 expects its Oklahoma Stone plant to have an annual production capacity of
 5 million tons.
     Edwin Gerik, Jr., General Operations Manager of TXI's Texas/Oklahoma
 Aggregates stated, "This project is evidence of TXI's commitment to pursuing
 long-term profitable growth opportunities and supports the company's goal of
 growing its aggregate business in those markets we choose to serve."
     Construction of the production facility is presently under way and is
 scheduled for completion in early summer 2002.
     TXI is the largest producer of cement in Texas and a major producer in
 California.  TXI is additionally the second-largest producer of structural
 steel beams in North America.  The company is also a significant supplier of
 steel bar, aggregate and concrete products.  In addition, TXI is a leading
 North American recycling company.  TXI shares are traded on the New York Stock
 Exchange under the symbol "TXI".
 
 SOURCE  TXI