TXI Driver William Thorton Receives Safety Award

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from TXI

    DALLAS, April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Dallas-based TXI
 (NYSE:   TXI) announced today that TXI Transportation Fuel Recycling Fleet
 Driver, William Thorton, received the "Safe Driver of the Year Award" on
 March 28, 2001 at the Texas Safety Association Annual Southwest Conference &
 Exposition held in Galveston, Texas.
     The Motor Transportation Section presents this prestigious award to the
 driver who shows exemplary characteristics of professional commercial truck
 driving, based on a combination of motor vehicle record and accident record
 from within the company.  The "Safe Driver of the Year Award" is this
 Section's highest honor.  William has been accident free for 31 years.  He has
 been a recipient of this award for the past two years.
     "We are proud as a company to have a driver with the best safety record in
 Texas Transportation and we congratulate William for being an outstanding
 model of TXI's commitment to safety," stated Celtyn Hughes, VP of Logistics.
     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".
 
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    DALLAS, April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Dallas-based TXI
 (NYSE:   TXI) announced today that TXI Transportation Fuel Recycling Fleet
 Driver, William Thorton, received the "Safe Driver of the Year Award" on
 March 28, 2001 at the Texas Safety Association Annual Southwest Conference &
 Exposition held in Galveston, Texas.
     The Motor Transportation Section presents this prestigious award to the
 driver who shows exemplary characteristics of professional commercial truck
 driving, based on a combination of motor vehicle record and accident record
 from within the company.  The "Safe Driver of the Year Award" is this
 Section's highest honor.  William has been accident free for 31 years.  He has
 been a recipient of this award for the past two years.
     "We are proud as a company to have a driver with the best safety record in
 Texas Transportation and we congratulate William for being an outstanding
 model of TXI's commitment to safety," stated Celtyn Hughes, VP of Logistics.
     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".
 
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