Press releases 2011

Nexans to create REE’s new high-voltage submarine power link between Mallorca and Ibiza. Contract value is in excess of 90 million euros.

Nexans has been awarded a turnkey contract worth in excess of 90 million euros by REE (Red Eléctrica de España), the operator of the Spanish power system and the owner of the power transmission grid, to create a new 115 km high-voltage (HV) submarine power link between the Islands of Mallorca and Ibiza.

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Nexans wins major contract to supply specialized POWERMINE® cables for new copper mine in Peru

Nexans has been awarded a major contract to supply power, control and instrumentation cables from its specialized POWERMINE® range for CHINALCO’s new Mount Toromocho open-cast copper mine in Peru.

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Nexans wins three major contracts to supply high-performance cables to improve safety for rail traffic and passengers in Italy

Nexans has been awarded three major contracts, worth a total of around 10 million Euros, to supply specialized signalling and telecom cables to Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI), the state-owned operator of Italy’s railway network.

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Cable solutions and switch systems – flexible, safe and economical

Hanover/Nuremberg, 22 November 2011 – Nexans Deutschland is exhibiting three new developments at the SPS/IPC/DRIVES trade fair. The company will present bus and control cables from the MOTIONLINE™ AS-Interface 2,5mm² and MOTIONLINE Rheyflex™ XH ranges as well as the new iSwitch G 1043E+ Ethernet switch from the E+ series.

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Nexans wins power umbilical contract for Chevron-operated Jack and St. Malo fields in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico

Nexans has been awarded a contract by Chevron U.S.A. Inc. to design, manufacture and supply a total of 138,000 feet (42km) of power umbilicals and terminations for the Jack and St. Malo fields in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

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Nexans sponsors the Louvre-Lens Museum

Under a competence sponsorship agreement, the Group will meet all the cable needs of the new museum by supplying free low and medium voltage power cables, as well as data transmission cables and systems for the 28,000 sq.m building and the 22 hectares of grounds.

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Nexans awarded 75 million euro contract to supply power cables, umbilicals and accessories for Statoil's Åsgard oil and gas field in Norwegian Sea

Nexans has been awarded a 75 million euro contract by Statoil to design, manufacture and supply a total of 165 km of static and dynamic power umbilical and power cables, as well as necessary accessories, for the Åsgard oil and gas field in the Norwegian Sea.

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2011 Third Quarter Financial Information

10/27/11

Paris, October 27, 2011 – Nexans today announced 2011 third quarter sales of 1,711 million euros (at current non-ferrous metal prices), or 1,127 million euros at constant non-ferrous metal prices*, which corresponds to organic growth of 3.9%**.

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Nexans wins 2 contracts from RATP for a total amount of 15 million euros

Nexans has been awarded two four-year contracts for a total amount of 15 million euros by RATP to supply specialized railway infrastructure cables that deliver the ideal combination of high performance, safety and reliability for projects to maintain, upgrade and expand the city’s metro and tram networks.

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Reduce your costs with MOTIONLINE® ASI cables!

Hanover/Nuremberg, September 30, 2011 – For many years, Nexans has offered special profile flat cables in the dimension 2x1.5 mm² for actuator-sensor interfaces (ASI). ASI Future, the new generation, allows for cable cross-sections of 2.5 mm² the same outer dimensions.

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Nexans wins a turnkey contract to supply marine seismic lead-in cable systems to PGS

Nexans has been awarded a 3 million euro turnkey contract to supply lead-in cable systems for the advanced GeoStreamer seismic array technology that Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) is deploying on its fleet of offshore survey vessels.

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Nexans wins turnkey contract to supply and install infield power cables for the Riffgat offshore wind farm

Nexans has been awarded a contract by the project developer Offshore-Windpark RIFFGAT GmbH & Co. KG to supply and install the infield submarine power cables and ancillary equipment for the Riffgat offshore wind farm.

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Publication of the 2011 half-year financial report

8/9/11

Document available online.

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2011 First Half-Year Results

7/27/11

Confirmed strong business upturn, improvement of the operating margin

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Nexans to build Extra High Voltage cable plant in US

Nexans to build a plant for the manufacture of underground Extra High Voltage (EHV) cables and possible extension to submarine HV activities, in the United States.

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Nexans wins two major railway infrastructure contracts in Switzerland worth a total of over 17 million euros

Nexans has been awarded two major contracts, worth a total of 17 million euros, by Switzerland’s CFF (Chemins de Fer Fédéraux) and the private railway company BLS (Bern-Lötschberg-Simplon), for the supply of railway safety and telecommunications equipment.

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Nexans signs agreement with the Shandong Yanggu Cables Group in China to acquire a majority stake in its power cable business

6/21/11

Nexans announced the signing of an agreement with the Shandong Yanggu Cable Group (“Shandong Yanggu”) to create a joint venture based on Shandong Yanggu’s power cable business in China.

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Long service life: Cable equipment for solar systems

Hanover/Mönchengladbach, 8 June 2011 – The KEYLIOS™ cable range from Nexans offers manufacturers of photovoltaic modules or junction boxes, as well as installation companies, project developers and wholesalers, a wide range of reliable solar system cable solutions.

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Nexans Powermine™ customized high-performance cable solutions ensure reliable and efficient mining operations

Nexans is at the Russian Coal and Mining 2011 event to launch its comprehensive Powermine™ range of customized cable solutions developed to ensure reliable and efficient operation for mining operations.

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Christof Barklage new CEO of Nexans Deutschland

Hanover, 1 June 2011 – Change in the executive board of Nexans Deutschland GmbH, Hanover: Christof Barklage (49) is to become CEO with effect from 1 June 2011.

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Nexans’ Shareholders’ Meeting: adoption of all resolutions proposed to vote

5/31/11

The Nexans Mixed Shareholders' Meeting chaired by Frédéric Vincent, Chairman and CEO, was held on May 31, 2011 at the quai Branly museum in Paris.

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Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting of May 31st, 2011 - Outlook for first half 2011 and confirmation of annual targets

5/31/11

The Group will present the outlook for first half 2011 at the Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting that will be held today at 3:00 p.m. at the musée du quai Branly in Paris (France). The meeting will be chaired by Frédéric Vincent, Chairman and CEO.

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Nexans wins a 20 million euro contract in Brazil to supply overhead conductors for the world’s longest power transmission link

Nexans has been awarded a 20 million euro contract by the IE Madeira consortium to deliver the overhead lines for the world’s longest power transmission link, Brazil’s Madeira River Power Interconnection.

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Nexans provides NG² with specially engineered cable for innovative PLUG shoreside power system

Nexans is supplying specially designed power cables to NG² for its innovative PLUG shoreside power system that makes medium-voltage power connections between shore and ship a pushbutton operation.

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2011 First Quarter Financial Information

4/27/11

Paris, April 27, 2011 – Nexans today announced 2011 first quarter sales of 1,754 million euros.

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Nexans’ 2010 Registration document - Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting of May 31st, 2011

4/20/11

Paris, April 20, 2011 – Nexans’ 2010 Registration document has been registered with the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) on April 19, 2011.  Nexans Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 at 3.00 pm in the Claude Levi-Strauss theatre of the quai Branly museum.

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Nexans awarded 33 million euro power infrastructures cable contract by Terna to enhance Italy’s power transmission network

Nexans has been awarded a 33 million euro contract by Terna - Italy’s electricity transmission grid operator to manufacture, install and test approximately 250 km of 150 kV high-voltage (HV) aluminium underground cables and accessories for power development projects in the Lazio, Basilicata and Campania regions.

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Nexans coordinates the ECCOFLOW project for superconducting fault current limiter (SFCL) with new generation tapes

Nexans continues the development of HTS systems for improving performance and efficiency of energy grids.

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Nexans presents its new low-voltage hybrid cable

4/4/11

Hanover, April 4, 2011 – The new Nexans low-voltage hybrid cable "X-LINKED™" allows you to combine the redevelopment or expansion of a low-voltage network with the preparation for a high-performance information infrastructure without the need for additional civil engineering work.

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Nexans introduces Alsecure® Premium, the next-generation fire-resistant cable

Nexans is introducing Alsecure® Premium, its range of next-generation CR1-C1 fire-resistant cables.

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New Industrial Ethernet switches with high port density

Hanover, April 4, 2011 – Nexans Deutschland has developed a new series of Industrial Ethernet switches with a very high port density. These harsh environment switch systems are supporting the connection of up to 24 network subscribers via fiber-optic or twisted pair cables and are supporting “Gigabit Ethernet” as well as "Fast Ethernet" data rates at all ports.

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Complete fiber-optic solutions for intelligent networks

Moenchengladbach, April 4, 2011 – Nexans and vitronet Holding GmbH, Essen, a service provider for the planning, commissioning and marketing of telecommunication networks, are bundling their experience in the field of network technology for energy providers.

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Nexans presents its new tools for cable preparation

Hof, March 23, 2011 – Nexans Power Accessories Germany GmbH, Hof, Germany, has added four sophisticated tools to its product range, which will allow you to quickly and precisely carry out any required work on medium-voltage cables with cross-sections over 500 mm².

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Compact cold-shrink straight joint for medium-voltage cables with cross-sections up to 240 mm²

Hof, March 23, 2011 – The 24CSJ-S cold-shrink cable joint from Nexans Power Accessories Germany GmbH, Hof, Germany, serves for the connection of VPE-insulated medium-voltage cables with welded or removable exterior conducting layers.

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Nexans MOTIONLINE® cables to provide flexible and reliable solutions for KUKA’s industrial robots

Nexans has been awarded a Euro 1.6 million contract by the German company KUKA Roboter GmbH, one of the leading robot producers worldwide to supply its specialized MOTIONLINE® robotic cables for use in the construction of sophisticated 3D industrial robots.

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Nexans awarded contract to supply DONG Energy with cabling for biggest offshore wind farm in Denmark

Nexans has been awarded a contract by DONG Energy, based in Fredericia, Denmark, to supply the submarine cables and related accessories for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm.

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2010 Full-Year Results

2/14/11

Paris, February 14, 2011 – The Nexans Board of Directors chaired by Frédéric Vincent, which met on February 11, 2011, has approved the accounts for 2010.

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Nexans wins subsea umbilical contract from Subsea 7 for North Sea Laggan-Tormore gas project

Nexans has been awarded a contract by Subsea 7, for the design, engineering and manufacture of a total length of 143km of static subsea electro-hydraulic control umbilicals for the Laggan-Tormore gas field development, 125km West of the Shetland Islands in the UK.

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Nexans hosts regional “Jugend forscht – Young Scientists” competition from 10 to 11 February 2011 in Hanover

Hanover, 3 February 2011 – Under the slogan “Breathe fresh air into science!”, over 70 young scientists from Hanover and the surrounding area will be lining up at Nexans Deutschland GmbH in Hanover on 10 and 11 February to compete in the “Jugend forscht – Young Scientists” regional competition.

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Nexans wins 87 million Euro contract for Skagerrak 4 subsea HVDC power cable between Denmark and Norway

Nexans has been awarded an 87 million Euro contract by Energinet and Statnett, the state-owned Transmission Systems Operators (TSOs) in Denmark and Norway, to deliver the subsea power cable for Skagerrak 4 (SK 4), the fourth HVDC power interconnector between the two countries.

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