Nucor Announces 160th Consecutive Cash Dividend

               Nucor Announces 160th Consecutive Cash Dividend

PR Newswire

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 15, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Nucor
Corporation (NYSE: NUE) declared the regular quarterly cash dividend of
$0.3675 per share on Nucor's common stock. This cash dividend is payable on
May 10, 2013, to stockholders of record on March 28, 2013, and is Nucor's
160^th consecutive quarterly cash dividend.

Nucor and affiliates are manufacturers of steel products, with operating
facilities primarily in the U.S. and Canada. Products produced include: carbon
and alloy steel -- in bars, beams, sheet and plate; steel piling; steel joists
and joist girders; steel deck; fabricated concrete reinforcing steel; cold
finished steel; steel fasteners; metal building systems; steel grating and
expanded metal; and wire and wire mesh. Nucor, through The David J. Joseph
Company, also brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron and HBI/DRI;
supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and non ferrous scrap. Nucor is
North America's largest recycler.

SOURCE Nucor Corporation

Website: http://www.nucor.com
Contact: Nucor Executive Offices, +1-704-366-7000, or fax, +1-704-362-4208