FORM 3UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
MILCHOVICH RAYMOND J

(Last)(First)(Middle)
1915 REXFORD ROAD

(Street)
CHARLOTTENC28211

(City)(State)(Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
09/11/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
NUCOR CORP [NUE]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
XDirector10% Owner
Officer (give title below)Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
XForm filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 21,667
D
 
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4)4. Conversion or Excercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date ExercisableExpiration DateTitleAmount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
/s/ Kelly J. Wilmoth, attorney-in-fact for Mr. Milchovich09/13/2012
** Signature of Reporting PersonDate
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Exhibit 24

Confirming Statement

This Statement confirms that the undersigned, Raymond J. Milchovich, has
authorized and designated  A. Rae Eagle and Kelly J. Wilmoth to execute and
file on the undersigned?s behalf all Forms 3, 4, and 5 (including any
amendments thereto) that the undersigned may be required to file with the
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a result of the undersigned?s
ownership of or transactions in securities of Nucor Corporation.  The
authority of A. Rae Eagle and Kelly J. Wilmoth under this Statement shall
continue until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and
5 with regard to his ownership of or transactions in Nucor Corporation,
unless earlier revoked in writing.  The undersigned acknowledges that
A. Rae Eagle and Kelly J. Wilmoth are not assuming any of the undersigned?s
responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act
of 1934.