TXI Announces an Investor Day at Its Hunter Cement Plant

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DALLAS, April 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On April 18, 2013 Texas Industries (NYSE:TXI) will host an Investor Day Conference in Austin, Texas. In recognition of the newly-constructed kiln at its Hunter Cement Plant near New Braunfels, TXI has invited investors, analysts and others to participate in the event next week.

"We believe the Central Texas market will experience strong growth over the long-term, and we are pleased to have the plant coming online at this time," stated Mel Brekhus, President and CEO. "We are excited to have this opportunity to showcase the new production line, which increases our capacity by 1.4 million tons."

If you would like to attend this event in Austin, please contact Investor Relations at 972.647.6732 by noon on Friday, April 12, 2013.

Certain statements contained in this press release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the impact of competitive pressures and changing economic and financial conditions on our business, the cyclical and seasonal nature of our business, the level of construction activity in our markets, abnormal periods of inclement weather, unexpected periods of equipment downtime, unexpected operational difficulties, changes in the cost of raw materials, fuel and energy, changes in the cost or availability of transportation, changes in interest rates, the timing and amount of federal, state and local funding for infrastructure, delays in announced capacity expansions, ongoing volatility and uncertainty in the capital or credit markets, the impact of environmental laws, regulations and claims and changes in governmental and public policy, and the risks and uncertainties described in our reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof, and we assume no obligation to publicly update such statements.

TXI is the largest producer of cement in Texas and a major cement producer in California. TXI is also a major supplier of construction aggregate, ready-mix concrete and concrete products.

CONTACT: T. Lesley Vines, Jr. Corporate Controller & Treasurer Direct 972.647.6722 E-mail lvines@txi.com

Source:Texas Industries, Inc.