Press releases 2010

Nexans wins contract for the Malta to Sicily power-interconnector project


Nexans has been awarded an ambitious 178 million Euro turnkey contract by Enemalta Corporation, the state-owned energy authority in Malta, to design, manufacture, install and provide seabed protection of the new high-voltage AC (Alternating Current) submarine power link between Malta and Sicily.


Nexans will supply safety and environmentally friendly cables for GASCO project in Abu Dhabi


Nexans will complete a 9 million Euro contract for Hyundai Engineering & Construction to supply power and communication cables featuring advanced, environmentally friendly insulation technology for GASCO’s Habshan 5 Utilities and Offsites project in Abu Dhabi.


Nexans wins 180 million Euro turnkey contract for the EstLink 2 power submarine link between Finland and Estonia


145 km power submarine DC cable will increase security of supply as well as aiding development of the electricity market in the Baltic Sea region


Nexans to supply its new Alsecure® Premium fire resistant cable for the Brisbane Airport project in Australia


Nexans has won a contract worth Euros 7 million ($AUD 10 million) to supply cables for the Brisbane Airport Link Project in Queensland, Australia.


Nexans MOTIONLINE® automation cable solutions prove their capability in unique standardization programme


Nexans is showing the latest advances in its MOTIONLINE® range of cable solutions developed specifically to deliver high-performance and total reliability in a wide variety of control chain, bus, sensor and robotic automation applications.


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 notes the position of Draka Holding NV


Nexans takes note of the position of Draka Holding NV in relation to its announcement on October 18 of its intention to enter into discussion with Draka Holding N.V. with a view to launching a recommended offer for the company.


Nexans' The Valley Group Presents and Exhibits at GridWeek 2010 in Washington, DC, October 18-21.


Globally recognized as the must-attend Smart Grid gathering, GridWeek is the only event with a proven history of attracting the complete diversity of global Smart Grid stakeholders to explore Smart Grid’s impact on the economy, utility infrastructure, consumers and the environment while answering the industry’s most pressing questions.


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 wins cable contract for Mochovce nuclear power plant in Slovakia


Units 3 and 4 at Mochovce will rely on 5,000 km of Nexans’ low-voltage (LV) power, control and instrumentation cables to support vital safety and control functions


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


Organization Announcement - Nexans North America Cross Sales

Appointments of Olivier Waltzer and Luis Sanchez


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


Nexans to collaborate on new Energy Research Initiative program with Semiconductor Research Corporation and industry and university partners

New initiative to pursue Smart Grid initiatives for clean, reliable and efficient energy systems and technologies


Nexans wins a 64 million Euros turnkey contract for Greece’s new Nea Makri-Polypotamos high-voltage submarine power link


Nexans has been awarded a Euros 64 million turnkey contract by Greece’s PPC (Public Power Corporation) to design, manufacture and install the new high-voltage AC (Alternate Current) power link between Evia and the region of Attika on the mainland.


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 wins a 104 million Euro contract for Statnett’s Oslofjord II submarine power cable project


Nexans has been awarded a 104 million Euro contract by Statnett, Norway’s national main grid owner and operator,  to design, manufacture and install the new Oslofjord II submarine high-voltage power link.


Nexans partners with Transgreen, an industry initiative for Mediterranean power grids


Nexans CEO Frédéric Vincent yesterday signed a draft agreement with 12 other industry partners.


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.


The Valley Group participates in FERC Technical Conference


Sandy Aivaliotis, Senior Vice President, Operations, Technology and Business Development for The Valley Group, a Nexans company, gave a presentation entitled "Dynamic Line Ratings for Optimal and Reliable Power Flow : Enhanced Power Flow for the Smart Grid" at a FERC Technical Conference held in June.


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 invests for the future


Grimsås, June 21, 2010 – Nexans IKO Sweden AB has decided to enlarge its power cable factory in an investment worth SEK 20 million. The main purpose is to make room for the continuing growth in halogen-free cables.


Nexans opens a new aircraft cable manufacturing plant in Morocco as part of its partnership with Airbus


Nexans has opened a new manufacturing plant entirely dedicated to aircraft cables in Mohammedia (Morocco).


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 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 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.


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.


Nexans completes an offshore cable contract for the conversion of ESPIRITO SANTO FPSO


ESPIRITO SANTO FPSO is now in operation with over 500 kilometres of halogen-free, fire-safe power, control and instrumentation cables


Superconducting medium voltage cable from Nexans conducts record current: 3,200 amperes during load cycle tests


Laboratory measurement within the Endesa Supercable project demonstrates real world feasibility


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 wins Energy Master Award 2010 for its Superconducting Current Limiter

Nexans has won the Energy Master Award 2010 for its superconducting current limiter.


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 wins Energy Master Award 2010 for their Superconducting Current Limiter

Hürth, March 17, 2010 – Nexans SuperConductors GmbH from Hürth has won the Energy Master Award 2010 for their superconducting current limiter. The prize was awarded on March 15, on the eve of the three-day Energy Masters conference as part of a function held in the Berlin TV tower.


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 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 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.


Berk-Tek, a Nexans company, at BICSI 2010, booth 1124


Berk-Tek, a Nexans company, is pleased to exhibit and present at the BICSI 2010 Winter Conference & Exhibition. Visit us at Booth 1124.