Nucor Objection Delays Big River Steel Construction by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 11/4/2013 09:50 am Updated 4 years ago Nucor Steel is trying to block the opening of a competing $1.1 billion steel mill in northeast Arkansas by objecting to the new company's requests for environmental permits. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.