8-K - Current report

Document Info
Form Name: 8-K
Filed: May 17, 2019
 
8-K 1 a19-10157_28k.htm 8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 


 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 17, 2019

 

ARGAN, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

Delaware

 

001-31756

 

13-1947195

(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)

 

(Commission
File Number)

 

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

One Church Street, Suite 201, Rockville, MD

 

20850

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (301) 315-0027

 

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the Registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

o    Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

o    Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

o    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

o    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company              o

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o

 

Title of Each Class:

 

Trading Symbol(s):

 

Name of Each Exchange on
Which Registered:

Common Stock, $0.15 par value

 

AGX

 

NYSE

 

 

 


 

Item 8.01.  Other Events.

 

On May 17, 2019, Argan, Inc. ("Argan") issued a press release announcing that its wholly owned subsidiary, Gemma Power Systems ("Gemma"), recently entered into an engineering, procurement and construction services contract with ESC Harrison County Power, LLC to construct a 625 MW natural gas-fired power plant in Harrison County, West Virginia. Gemma has received a limited notice to proceed for this project which will allow it to continue project planning and engineering activities. Construction for the facility is scheduled to begin this summer with completion scheduled in 2022. Caithness Energy L.L.C. partnered with Energy Solutions Consortium, LLC to develop this project.

 

A copy of Argan's press release is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)           Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description

 

 

 

99.1

 

Press Release issued by Argan on May 17, 2019

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

 Exhibit No.

 

Description

 

 

 

99.1

 

Press Release issued by Argan on May 17, 2019

 

SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

ARGAN, INC.

 

 

 

Date: May 17, 2019

By:

/s/ David H. Watson

 

 

David H. Watson

 

 

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer,
Treasurer and Secretary

 

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