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Press release from GlobeNewswire (a Nasdaq OMX company)

TXI Quarterly Dividend Suspended

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

TXI Quarterly Dividend Suspended14:05 EDT Wednesday, October 12, 2011DALLAS, Oct. 12, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In view of continued uncertainty regarding the timing of a recovery in the construction industry, the Board of Directors of Texas Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TXI) today announced the suspension of its quarterly cash dividend, effective immediately. 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. The Texas Industries, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=6602CONTACT: T. Lesley Vines, Jr. Vice President Corporate Controller & Treasurer 972.647.6722 Email: lvines@txi.com