Press releases 2010

Nexans wins 10 million Euro subsea umbilical contract for Marulk gas field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

Nexans has been awarded a 10 million Euro contract by FMC Technologies to design, engineer and manufacture a static subsea control and chemical injection umbilical for the Marulk gas field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).


2010 third-quarter financial information


Target confirmed for full year operating margin rate of 4.5%


Nexans wins major subsea umbilicals contract from BP for North Sea gas field project


Nexans has been awarded a contract worth in excess of 14 million euros by BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd of Aberdeen to deliver a subsea umbilical system for the Devenick gas field in the North Sea.


Nexans cables ensure safety, performance and comfort for Bombardier’s Francilien suburban trains


25,000 km of Nexans specialised FLAMEX® rail cable solutions will support power, control and data applications on new suburban trains destined for SNCF services


Nexans wins 7.5 million Euros cable projects as Sao Paulo upgrades its Metro trains

Nexans has been awarded contracts worth a total of 7.5 million Euros to supply its specialized FLAMEX® rail cable solutions for installation on new and modernized rolling stock on the Sao Paulo City Metropolitan Transportation network.


Nexans’ QICC joint venture in Qatar starts commercial production at its new cable plant

New Qatar International Cable Company (QICC) plant in Mesaieed Industrial City is Nexans’ first manufacturing plant in an Arabic Gulf states


Nexans ENERGYFLEX® cables provide the vital connections for Italy’s largest solar photovoltaic project

Over 1,000 km of specialized ENERGYFLEX® PV cables have been installed by Schneider Electric at a 43 MW solar photovoltaic facility in Puglia


2010 First Half-Year Results


Paris, July 28, 2010 - Sales recover in the second quarter but half-year profit impacted by the difficult start of the year.


Nexans completes successful test of world’s first HVDC superconducting power transmission system


Nexans has completed successfully the test of the world’s first HVDC high temperature superconductor (HTS) power transmission cable designed for 200 kV.


Nexans to supply submarine array cables for Lincs offshore wind farm off the east coast of England


Nexans has been awarded a major contract by Lincs Wind Farm Limited to supply the medium voltage submarine array cables and associated accessories for the 270 MW Lincs offshore wind farm to be constructed off the east coast of England.


Nexans rolls out its green drum programme


Nexans has further increased the scope of its commitment to sustainable development by implementing its new ‘green drum’ programme.


Nexans wins a 72.7 million euros high voltage cable contract


Paris, June 14, 2010 – Nexans has been awarded a 72.7 million euros contract by the Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company (TRANSCO) for a turnkey project to upgrade the high voltage underground power cable infrastructure in Abu Dhabi City, UAE.


Nexans signs a Frame agreement with Nordex to supply WINDLINK® cable sets and kits

Nexans has signed a Frame agreement with Nordex to supply customized WINDLINK® power cable sets and kits  for onshore wind farm projects across Europe.


Nexans launches KEYLIOS™ branded cable solutions and services for connecting photovoltaic installations


Nexans is at Intersolar 2010 to launch its comprehensive new KEYLIOS branded range of cables, solutions and services for photovoltaic (PV) installations.


Nexans launches SHIPLINK™, a brand of cable solutions and services for ships and platforms


Nexans has launched SHIPLINK™ as the new brand identity for its range of cable solutions and services for shipbuilding and offshore.


Nexans completes subsea cable link to provide reliable power for Pemba Island in Zanzibar


Nexans has successfully completed a new 75 km subsea power link between Pemba Island and the National Grid on mainland Tanzania.


Nexans wins major power and control cable contract for Petrovietnam’s Nhon Trach 2 power plant

Nexans is supplier of low and medium voltage XLPE cables for new combined cycle power plant in Vietnam


Nexans launches a capital increase reserved for its employees


Nexans announced on February 10, 2010 the implementation of a new employee shareholding plan.


Training at Nexans Medium Voltage Center now certified by Vormelek vzw


Nexans has recently obtained the certification of its Medium Voltage Training Center. This certification by Vormelek vzw grants a quality label to the trainings of the MVTC.


Nexans launches HYPRON®, a new environmentally friendly alternative to lead-sheathed cables for onshore oil and gas installations

Nexans has developed its new HYPRON® range to provide an environmentally friendly alternative to lead-sheathed cables for onshore power, control and instrumentation applications in the oil and gas industry.


Nexans wins 90 million euros turnkey contract for Dubai’s first 400 kV underground cable system


Project to manufacture and install new Extra High Voltage circuits in specially constructed cable tunnels will help meet Dubai’s need for more power.


2010 First-Quarter Financial Information


Paris, April 22, 2010 – Nexans today announced 2010 first-quarter sales of 1.350 billion euros


Nexans makes all its business flights CarbonNeutral®


Purchasing carbon offsets will support reforestation project in Tanzania


Nexans cable solutions and services help the deployment of smarter power grids

Nexans is using its participation at Smart Grids Europe 2010 to highlight how its state-of-the-art cable solutions and services can help the deployment of smarter power grids.


C/S Nexans Skagerrak ready to put to sea after major conversion and upgrade project

Dedicated cable laying ship has been lengthened by 12.5 metres to increase its cable handling capabilities.


Nexans to present innovative cabling solutions and umbilical cables technologies at OTC


Nexans is using its presence at OTC 2010 to highlight its full range of cabling solutions and its umbilical cables.


Nexans secures 9.5 million euros contract to supply FLAMEX® cables for China Railway High-speed trains


Over 10,000km FLAMEX® cables to be supplied for 79 train-sets


Nexans launches new generation of bend insensitive fiber for FTTH


Nexans is a gold sponsor for the FTTH Council Europe 2010 (February 24-25, 2010).


Nexans supplies high voltage cable accessories for second phase of China’s Xi'an XianYang International Airport


HV accessories are used for cable jointing and termination in the airport’s transformer substation.


Nexans wins 13 million Euros power cable contract for the Linth-Limmern pumped-storage hydropower plant project in Switzerland


Nexans will supply a turnkey solution, consisting of Extra High Voltage (380 kV) cables, for the connection to the Swiss national power grid.


2009 Full-Year Results


Paris, February 10, 2010 – The Nexans Board of Directors chaired by Frédéric Vincent, which met on February 9, 2010, has approved the accounts for 2009.