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Commercial Metals Company (CMC)

12/5/2005 Proxy Information

Commencing in July 2000, pursuant to the terms of Murray R. McClean’s then applicable employment agreement, we made three loans evidenced by three notes to Mr. McClean. The purpose of the loans was to assist with Mr. McClean’s expenses, including the purchase of a home, in connection with his relocation from Australia to our headquarters in Dallas. One of the loans was repaid in full during fiscal year 2003. The largest aggregate amount of Mr. McClean’s indebtedness during fiscal year 2005 for the remaining two loans was $198,000. The two notes bear interest at a variable rate fixed annually each September 1 equal to U.S. Treasury Securities adjusted to a constant maturity of one year for the preceding month of July plus one percent. As of September 1, 2004, the interest rate was 3.10%. In October, 2004, Mr. McClean repaid in full the entire principal and all interest due and no longer has any loan outstanding from the Company.

Pursuant to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, new loans to executive officers and directors are prohibited, and existing loans may not be amended or extended. As a result, we will not grant any new loans to our executive officers or directors. The loans to Mr. McClean were made prior to the effective date of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, there have been no extensions or amendments of these loans after such date and all required payments of principal and interest were made on or before the due dates.

12/8/2004 Proxy Information

Commencing in July 2000, pursuant to the terms of Murray R. McClean’s employment agreement, we made three loans evidenced by three notes to Mr. McClean. The purpose of the loans was to assist with Mr. McClean’s expenses, including the purchase of a home, in connection with his relocation from Australia to our headquarters in Dallas. One of the loans was repaid in full during fiscal year 2003. The largest aggregate amount of Mr. McClean’s indebtedness during fiscal year 2004 for the remaining two loans was $264,000. The two notes bear interest at a variable rate fixed annually each September 1 equal to U.S. Treasury Securities adjusted to a constant maturity of one year for the preceding month of July plus one percent. As of September 1, 2003, the applicable rate on the unpaid balance was 2.12%. As of September 1, 2004, the interest rate was 3.10%.

During fiscal year 2004, Mr. McClean made early prepayments and mandatory principal payments totaling $66,000 and interest payments of $7,575 on the two notes. The unpaid principal balance at August 31, 2004, on the two notes was $198,000. In October, 2004, Mr. McClean repaid in full the entire principal and all interest due and no longer has any loan outstanding from the Company.

Pursuant to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, new loans to executive officers and directors are prohibited, and existing loans may not be amended or extended. As a result, we will not grant any new loans or extend or amend any existing loans to our executive officers or directors. The loans to Mr. McClean were made prior to the effective date of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, there have been no extensions or amendments of these loans after such date and all required payments of principal and interest have been made on or before the due dates.

12/8/2003 Proxy Information

Clyde P. Selig is the uncle of Jeffrey H. Selig, an executive officer.

Commencing in July, 2000, pursuant to the terms of Murray R. McClean's employment agreement, we made three loans evidenced by three notes to Mr. McClean. The purpose of the loans was to assist with Mr. McClean's expenses, including the purchase of a home, in connection with his relocation from Australia to our headquarters in Dallas. The largest aggregate amount of Mr. McClean's indebtedness during fiscal year 2003 was $628,110. Two unsecured notes in the original aggregate principal amount of $330,000 bear interest at a variable rate fixed annually each September 1 equal to U.S. Treasury Securities adjusted to a constant maturity of one year for the preceding month of July plus one percent. As of September 1, 2002, the applicable rate on the unpaid balance of $330,000 on these two notes was 2.96%. As of September 1, 2003, the interest rate was 2.12%. A third note in the original principal amount of $385,000 was secured by a second lien on a residence purchased by Mr. McClean and did not bear interest.

During fiscal year 2003, Mr. McClean made early prepayments and mandatory principal payments totaling $364,110 and interest payments of $14,606 on the three notes. The note secured by the second lien on the residence was paid in full in November, 2002. The unpaid principal balance at August 31, 2003, on the remaining two unsecured notes was $264,000. In October, 2003, Mr. McClean made additional payments of principal totaling $66,000 thereby reducing the aggregate principal outstanding under the remaining two unsecured notes to $198,000.

Pursuant to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, new loans to executive officers and directors are prohibited, and existing loans may not be amended or extended. As a result, we will not grant any new loans or extend or amend any existing loans to our executive officers or directors. The loans to Mr. McClean were made prior to the effective date of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, there have been no extensions or amendments of these loans after such date and all required payments of principal and interest have been made on or before the due dates.