Press releases 2014

Nexans’ deepest power umbilicals installed in the Gulf of Mexico


At a water depth of 2,100 meters, the Chevron-operated Jack and St. Malo oil and gas fields are the deepest installation to date for Nexans’ innovative power umbilicals that integrate HV power supply and umbilical functions within a single cable cross-section.


Nexans technical conference opens up options for data centre efficiency


Data centres make up 3% of the world’s total energy consumption but designers can significantly reduce the carbon footprint, according the Nexans technical conference this week.


2014 Third-Quarter Financial Information


Today, Nexans announced its sales for the third quarter of 2014.


6th international share offering reserved for Nexans Group employees


Nexans announced on May 15, 2014 the implementation of new employee shareholding plan.


Nexans boosts fire safety for Fincantieri’s new cruise ships


Four new Viking Ocean Cruises ships being constructed by Fincantieri, one of the world's largest shipbuilding groups, will benefit from the enhanced fire safety offered by Nexans’ Safe Return to Port (SRtP) cable technology.


Nexans announces its new governance structure and the acceleration of its strategic action plans to pave the way for the future


Nexans is now represented by the recently-formed executive team led by
Arnaud Poupart-Lafarge, Chief Executive Officer.  His new , leaner Management Board was chosen to have new members, tried and tested operational experience, and a focus on driving performance and transforming the Group.


Swiss railway operator SBB chooses Nexans cables for infrastructure upgrade


Swiss rail network operator SBB has signed a five-year framework agreement with Nexans for the supply of signalling and balise cables, as it prepares significant upgrades to cabling infrastructure across its rail network.


Eco2charge: a project designed to accelerate the deployment of electric vehicles

Paris, September 18, 2014 – The Eco2charge project aims at supporting the development of electric vehicles (EV) by accelerating the deployment of EV charging infrastructures in buildings, campuses and eco-districts by the end of 2016. These facilities will thus complement roadside charging stations and enable users to charge their EV’s at their workplace, in their neighbourhood or at public or private charging points (at railway stations, supermarkets, public parking areas, etc.).


Nexans to host fire safety cable conference addressing challenges of materials, legislation and liability


Nexans will host its first fire safety cable conference in Brussels on 23 October 2014.


2014 First-Half Results


Paris, July 25, 2014 – The Nexans Board of Directors meeting chaired by Frédéric Vincent on July 24, 2014, approved the Group's condensed consolidated financial statements for the first half of 2014.


Innovative Nexans’ overhead line will deliver more power to 300,000 people in São Paulo region, Brazil


New power transmission line between Jandira and Cotia is the world’s first commercial installation of Lo-Sag™ conductors that use a carbon fiber composite core to save weight and double capacity.


New Rio de Janeiro metro line to exclusively use Nexans’ cables


Metro passengers in Rio de Janeiro are set to benefit from an increase in capacity, after a new subway line powered by Nexans cables was commissioned.


Qatari utility upgrades Kahramaa network infrastructure with Nexans cables


Nexans is supplying cables to Qatari utility Kahramaa, which is currently making significant upgrades to its network infrastructure in the face of growing demand


New governance principles for the long-term partnership between Invexans and Nexans

Paris, May 22, 2014 – The Board met on May 22, 2014 under the Chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent to examine a request by Invexans, a Quiñenco subsidiary, to terminate their agreement dated March 27, 2011, as modified by the amendment of November 26, 2012.


Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting held on May 15, 2014


Paris, May 15, 2014 – Nexans Mixed Shareholders’, held on May 15, 2014, approved all resolutions proposed to the shareholders by the Board of Directors.


UK Power Networks upgrades vital high-voltage circuits with Nexans’ innovative pipe-type cable


UK Power Networks is upgrading three vital high-voltage electricity circuits in the south of England with Nexans’ innovative pipe-type XLPE cables.


Press release


Paris, May 15, 2014 – The Board met this day under the Chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent. Pursuant to the Chairman’s proposal, the Board decided to split the duties of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.


2014 First-Quarter Financial Information


First-quarter 2014 performance in line with the Group's transformation plan. Continued implementation of strategic initiatives.


Nexans helps to improve electro technical training


Nowadays, an electrician's job is becoming increasingly complex as they need to master much more. Moreover, the need for motivated and skilled technicians in the industry continues to grow. Nexans therefore supports Elektro Challenge, a competition for your young electro talent, and emphasizes the increasing importance of quality and future-oriented courses in this field.


Regarding fire resistance, should only standard NBN 713-020 Add.3 be taken into account?


Cablebel, the Belgian platform of the cable manufacturers, explores the matter.


Seminars on new RGIE/AREI by Vinçotte Academy - New dates


Modification of Article 104 - what has changed?


Nexans’ 2013 Registration document - Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting of May 15th, 2014


Renewal and appointment of Directors
Proposed amendment to the Articles of Association to exclude double voting rights


Press release


Paris, April 2nd 2014 – Nexans has been informed of the European Commission decision announced today following its investigation into alleged anti-competitive behavior of cable manufacturers in the high voltage submarine and underground power cable sector


Governance – Evolution of the composition of the Board of Directors


Paris, April 1st, 2014 – The Board of Directors, chaired by Frédéric Vincent, met on March 31, 2014 to approve the resolutions to be submitted to the shareholders at the annual shareholders’ meeting of May 15, 2014.



Airbus selects Nexans as main cable supplier for the next 5 years


Airbus is relying on Nexans’ innovative cable technology. In a new, five-year, global supply contract, worth around Euro 200 million, Nexans will design, manufacture and supply 130,000 km of specialized cables for Airbus modern aircraft family from the single-aisle A320 Neo, the A350 series up to the flagship double-deck A380.


Nexans’ coloured conductors will help Statnett’s overhead power lines blend into Norway’s pine forest scenery


Statnett, Norway’s state-owned power system operator, is deploying Nexans’ innovative coloured conductors on the new 420 kV Ørskog – Sogndal overhead transmission link connecting Mid-Norway to Western Norway.


Maritime Link Project selects Nexans’ HVDC subsea power cable to connect Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador in Eastern Canada


NSP Maritime Link Inc. has awarded Nexans with a turnkey project to create a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable connection between the island of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia in Canada.


2013 Full-Year Results


Paris, February 11, 2014 - At its meeting on February 10, 2014, the Nexans Board of Directors, chaired by Frédéric Vincent, approved the Group's financial statements for 2013.


Nexans submarine cables to provide vital reinforcement for BKK’s power supply network in Norway


Norway’s power supply network will get a crucial boost in reliability and capacity with the installation of Nexans’ state-of-the-art submarine cables as part of a major new connection for the utility BKK Nett AS.