DiMicco Receives Citizen Of The Carolinas Award

               DiMicco Receives Citizen Of The Carolinas Award

PR Newswire

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 6, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE)
announced that The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce presented Nucor Executive
Chairman Dan DiMicco with its prestigious Citizen of the Carolinas Award at
its annual meeting on December 3rd. DiMicco received the award for his
leadership within the steel industry and for his significant contributions to
manufacturing in the region and nationwide.

In his acceptance remarks, DiMicco noted that his success was the result of
all his Nucor teammates lifting him up on their shoulders. He also spoke
about the importance of leadership in dealing with crises in business and in
government and urged our political leaders to pull people together to deal
with today's most pressing crisis – getting people back to work.

"I am honored to receive this award from the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce,"
DiMicco said. "At Nucor, an award like this is really a team award. The
success I have enjoyed at Nucor is the result of the effort put in by each
teammate to grow our company and make it into not only a great North Carolina
company, but a great company in communities across the entire country."

The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce has presented the Citizen of the Carolinas
Award since 1990. It is the highest award the Chamber gives to an
individual. DiMicco joins a list of distinguished past winners that include
the Rev. Billy Graham, Marian Wright Edelman, Dean Smith, Hugh McColl, Ben
Bernanke, Charlie Rose, Jerry Richardson, Harvey Gantt, Julius Chambers and
Leon and Sandra Levine.

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 nonferrous 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
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