Press releases 2010

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

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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.

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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.

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Nexans in modernisation of high-voltage section in London – first phase of project successfully completed

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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.

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2010 third-quarter financial information

10/28/10

Target confirmed for full year operating margin rate of 4.5%

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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Nexans Supplies 3.3 Million Euros Worth of Cable to PESA for Warsaw’s New Swing-type Trams

Moenchengladbach (Germany), 5 August 2010 – The Rolling Stock division of Nexans Deutschland GmbH is to produce more than 3,000 km of cable for Warsaw’s new trams by the end of 2012 in its Moenchengladbach and Nuremberg plants.

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2010 First Half-Year Results

7/28/10

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Flame-retardant ALSECURE cables for direct underground laying replace existing fire safety medium-voltage cables

Hanover, 7 June 2010 - Nexans showcases samples of the cable series at POWERGRID Europe, 8 to 10 June 2010, Amsterdam, at stand S39

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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.

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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.

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New Data Centre Brochure

Mönchengladbach, May 21, 2010 – Nexans, the global expert in cables and cabling systems, has launched a new Data Centre brochure.

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Nexans launches a capital increase reserved for its employees

5/19/10

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

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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.

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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.

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2010 First-Quarter Financial Information

4/22/10

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

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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

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Medium-voltage connector for cross-sections of 16 mm2 to 1,000 mm²

Hanover, 19 April 2010 – Rounding off the high end of the M series, Nexans Power Accessories is launching the M630-1000, a new medium-voltage connector designed for any cable cross-section.

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Gigabit Ethernet switch for complex network connections

Hanover, 19 April 2010 – Nexans Active Networking Systems presents the new iSeries iGigaSwitch 54x. The iGigaSwitch-54x systems, which are specially designed for the energy market, feature up to five Ethernet interfaces offering transmission capacities of 10 Mbit/s, 100 Mbit/s and even 1 Gbit/s, as well as two Gigabit SFP (small form-factor pluggable) slots.

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Nexans offers viable solutions in light of the current copper prices: Bimetal wires reduce costs and can be used for a wider variety of applications

Bramsche/Neunburg vorm Wald, April 12, 2010 – Thanks to its bimetal wires, Nexans Deutschland GmbH is relieving users from the cost pressure associated with copper: The amount of copper required is reduced in the case of wires made from copper-clad steel (CCS) or aluminium (CCA). This reduces the material costs but not the quality

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Customised cross welding

Hanover, April 12, 2010 - The Nexans Production Lines and Technology Division team has developed a semiautomatic machine for cross welding, which can be adjusted to suit different application areas.

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Cadmium-free wires: High tensile strength and environmentally friendly

Bramsche/Neunburg vorm Wald, April 12, 2010 - Nexans Deutschland GmbH is offering users, who require a material with a particularly high mechanical loadability, an environmentally friendly solution with its wires based on cadmium-free copper alloys.

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Nexans micro alloys for “hot applications”

Nexans to present its copper-silver alloys for high-performance machines at the wire trade fair in Düsseldorf, which will take place from 12-16 April, 2010. You can find us at stand B42 in hall 09.

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Silicon-free INFIT™ safety cables offer functional integrity in fires, even without mica tape

Nexans showcases its new range of ALSECURE Premium INFIT™ cables at the Light + Building trade fair (Frankfurt am Main, 11-16 April 2010, Hall 8.0, stand A14)

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Speed up your welding processes with the Polyarc® toploader

Nexans to present its newly developed toploader for TIG welding at the wire trade fair in Düsseldorf, which will take place from 12-16 April, 2010. You can find us at stand B42 in hall 09

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Nexans makes all its business flights CarbonNeutral®

Purchasing carbon offsets will support reforestation project in Tanzania

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Broadband access expertise, Nexans, flabb-planung and PLEdoc have bundled their expertise to form the initiative: FTTnet

Moenchengladbach, March 1, 2010 – It is almost impossible now to imagine our business and private lives without the Internet; the availability of broadband access at a location is an important question in this connection. The FTTnet initiative has the aim to bundle its respective planning, construction and operation expertise with regard to broadband networks and to develop economic solutions for regional energy providers, public utility companies and municipalities

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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).

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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.

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2009 Full-Year Results

2/10/10

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.

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Nexans hosts regional “Jugend forscht – Young Scientists” competition from 4 to 5 February 2010 in Hanover

Hanover, 29 January 2010 – Around 70 junior scientists from Hanover and its vicinity will be meeting at Kabelkamp 20, the Nexans Deutschland GmbH administrative centre in Hanover, from 4 to 5 February.

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