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We're excited to construct our newest, state-of-the-art, micromill to Berkeley County, West Virginia. On this page, you'll find information and resources related to our new mill. Check back for updates as permitting and construction progress in the coming months. Interested in being involved in the construction project, being a supplier or joining our team? You can find out more below.

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CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS

05/17/2024

Governor Jim Justice Visits CMC Steel West Virginia

Our CMC Steel West Virginia team (Carlos Zanoelo, Susan Hunsberger, David Whittington, Sean Nolen, Christian Fisher, Caleb Webster and Jarrett Fowler) rolled out the red carpet for the Governor, Jim Justice, and his dog, Baby Dog! Thanks to the Steel West Virginia team for providing a tour of our newest facility.


03/20/2024

CMC Steel West Virginia Project Update

Talk about some impactful yard art! It may be temporary, but we had a blast placing one of our ladles right in front of the CMC office.


03/05/2024

CMC Steel West Virginia Project Update

Looks like a great day to build a steel mill! has been an exciting journey prepping for our fourth micro mill. With the foundations nearly complete, we continue to anticipate an operational start-up in late calendar 2025.

 

07/27/2023

CMC Steel West Virginia Project Update

We are breaking ground! Yesterday, CMC proudly celebrated the groundbreaking of our newest, next generation micro mill, CMC Steel West Virginia. This facility will be one of the greenest steel mills in the world with the capability to produce both straight and spooled reinforcing bar.

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice was in attendance, with the famous English Bulldog, Baby Dog, along with Barbara Smith, Chairman of the Board and CEO of CMC; Peter Matt, President of CMC; and many community friends from Berkeley County.


06/30/2023

CMC Steel West Virginia Project Update

Progress is being made at CMC Steel West Virginia! Our team continues to grow as we recruit talented individuals for our team. The purchase of our property has been finalized and today, CMC was issued the approved air permit required to construct CMC Steel West Virginia in Berkeley County. This is an important step in the construction process of our state-of-the-art micro-mill and we are eager to break ground in the coming weeks.

05/26/2023

CMC Steel West Virginia Project Update

As a part of the process in the leadup to construction start on CMC Steel West Virginia, CMC has submitted an application for an air permit.  CMC welcomes your input or questions about this process.  Representatives will be available at the Berkeley County Development Authority Office from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on June 1, 2023 to speak with anyone who may have questions about the permit. The office is located at 300 Foxcroft Avenue, Suite 201 in Martinsburg.



Commercial Metals Company Selects Berkeley County, West Virginia as Site of its Fourth Micro Mill

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 8, 2022 -- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC) ("CMC") today announced that it has selected Berkeley County, West Virginia, as the site of its fourth micro mill (MM4). The project, budgeted to cost approximately $450 million net of incentives, is expected to have an annual capacity of 500,000 tons and employ approximately 230 people on a full-time basis. MM4 will be capable of producing various sizes of both straight length and spooled rebar. Based on anticipated timelines for permitting and construction, the new plant is scheduled to begin operations in late calendar 2025.

Barbara R. Smith, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are pleased to enter the next phase of this exciting investment, and to establish CMC's manufacturing presence in West Virginia. The state offers several attractive advantages for MM4, including a welcoming business climate and a skilled available labor force. The planned site, located in the eastern panhandle of the state near Martinsburg, is well-situated to serve key metropolitan markets in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, as well as the Midwest."
Ms. Smith continued, "MM4 is a core component of CMC's strategic growth plan and will help ensure our long-term competitiveness in critical geographical markets. We believe this new micro mill, among the most environmentally friendly steelmaking operations in the world, will strengthen our operational network throughout the Eastern U.S. by achieving synergies with our existing mill and downstream facilities."

"We thank Governor Jim Justice, the entire West Virginia economic development team, and the dedicated Berkeley County staff for their support during the site selection process and for the welcome given to this important project. We look forward to becoming a vital part of the Berkeley County community and growing our presence in the Mountain State."

About Commercial Metals Company
Commercial Metals Company and its subsidiaries manufacture, recycle and fabricate steel and metal products and provide related materials and services through a network of facilities that includes seven electric arc furnace ("EAF") mini mills, two EAF micro mills, one rerolling mill, steel fabrication and processing plants, construction-related product warehouses, and metal recycling facilities in the United States and Poland. Through its Tensar division, CMC is a leading global provider of innovative ground and soil stabilization solutions selling into more than 80 national markets through its two major product lines: Tensar® geogrids and Geopier® foundation systems.

Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws with respect to the expected timeline for the construction and startup of MM4, the expected benefits of MM4, including with respect to CMC's competitive position and operational synergies, and the availability of labor for MM4 in West Virginia. The statements in this release that are not historical statements, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements can generally be identified by phrases such as we or our management "anticipates," "believes," "expects," "will," or other similar words or phrases, as well as by discussions of strategy, plans, or intentions.

Our forward-looking statements are based on management's expectations and beliefs as of the time this news release was prepared. Although we believe that our expectations are reasonable, we can give no assurance that these expectations will prove to have been correct, and actual results may vary materially. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify any forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events, new information or circumstances or any other changes. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our expectations include those described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, in Part I, Item 1A, "Risk Factors" of our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2022, as well as the following: delays in the construction and startup of MM4, changes in the availability of labor or raw materials near the MM4 site, changes in economic conditions which affect demand for our products or construction activity generally, and the impact of such changes on the highly cyclical steel industry; rapid and significant changes in the price of metals, potentially impairing our inventory values due to declines in commodity prices or reducing the profitability of our downstream contracts due to rising commodity pricing; impacts from COVID-19 on the economy, demand for our products, global supply chain and on our operations, including the responses of governmental authorities to contain COVID-19 and the impact of various COVID-19 vaccines; excess capacity in our industry, particularly in China, and product availability from competing steel mills and other steel suppliers including import quantities and pricing; the impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on the global economy, energy supplies and raw materials, which is uncertain, but may prove to negatively impact our business and operations; increased attention to environmental, social and governance ("ESG") matters, including any targets or other ESG or environmental justice initiatives; compliance with and changes in existing and future laws, regulations and other legal requirements and judicial decisions that govern our business, including increased environmental regulations associated with climate change and greenhouse gas emissions; involvement in various environmental matters that may result in fines, penalties or judgments; evolving remediation technology, changing regulations, possible third-party contributions, the inherent uncertainties of the estimation process and other factors that may impact amounts accrued for environmental liabilities; potential limitations in our or our customers' abilities to access credit and non-compliance of their contractual obligations, including payment obligations; activity in repurchasing shares of our common stock under our repurchase program; financial covenants and restrictions on the operation of our business contained in agreements governing our debt; our ability to successfully identify, consummate and integrate acquisitions and realize any or all of the anticipated synergies or other benefits of acquisitions; the effects that acquisitions may have on our financial leverage; risks associated with acquisitions generally, such as the inability to obtain, or delays in obtaining, required approvals under applicable antitrust legislation and other regulatory and third party consents and approvals; operating and startup risks, as well as market risks associated with the commissioning of new projects could prevent us from realizing anticipated benefits and could result in a loss of all or a substantial part of our investments; lower than expected future levels of revenues and higher than expected future costs; failure or inability to implement growth strategies in a timely manner; impact of goodwill or other indefinite lived intangible asset impairment charges; impact of long-lived asset impairment charges; currency fluctuations; global factors, such as trade measures, military conflicts and political uncertainties, including changes to current trade regulations, such as Section 232 trade tariffs and quotas, tax legislation and other regulations which might adversely impact our business; availability and pricing of electricity, electrodes and natural gas for mill operations; ability to hire and retain key executives and other employees; competition from other materials or from competitors that have a lower cost structure or access to greater financial resources; information technology interruptions and breaches in security; ability to make necessary capital expenditures; availability and pricing of raw materials and other items over which we exert little influence, including scrap metal, energy and insurance; unexpected equipment failures; losses or limited potential gains due to hedging transactions; litigation claims and settlements, court decisions, regulatory rulings and legal compliance risks; risk of injury or death to employees, customers or other visitors to our operations; and civil unrest, protests and riots.

At CMC, we like to say that "it's what's inside that counts", and that extends to more than just the buildings, highways, bridges and construction projects that our products go into -- it also refers to our people.

Our employees are at the center of everything we do. CMC provides employees with supportive team and management, robust benefits, advancement opportunities and a close-knit culture. It's why people join - and then stay - at CMC.


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