Nucor Economic Impact Study

Written by meadecounty. Posted in Business, Community, Uncategorized


In March of 2019, Nucor Corporation announced the company’s plans to build a $1.35 billion steel plate manufacturing mill in Meade County. The Nucor plant is expected to employ 400 people with a gross compensation of 37.4 million (wages + benefits). Full-time positions at Nucor Steel Brandenburg will pay an average of $72,000. The value of Nucor Steel Brandenburg’s output is expected to be about $900 million in annual sales.

A study of the economic impact of the Nucor Steel plant has been completed. The purpose of this report is to document and communicate the regional and statewide economic and fiscal importance of the Nucor Steel plate mill to Meade County, the surrounding region, and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Please click on the link below to view the report.

The Estimated Local, Regional, and Statewide Economic and Fiscal Impacts of the Nucor Steel Brandenburg Plate Mill


Malware Alert – Phishing Emails

Written by meadecounty. Posted in Business, Community, Uncategorized, Updates

Please be aware that we have seen a dramatic upswing in the number of malicious emails being sent. These malicious emails take a variety of forms – some attempt to lure the user into opening a malware laden attachment; others provide links to infected websites. Some recent examples include: bogus invoices and shipment tracking reports, false reports of account cancellations and negative credit activity, unsolicited invitations to open secure documents, phony Microsoft tech support and fake antivirus alerts. Please use caution when opening any attachments and be wary of any unsolicited email.  For more information regarding current malware threats and how to avoid them please visit Understanding and Avoiding Malware

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