Press releases 2014

Nexans’ cables to enhance fire safety for world’s largest cruise ship

STX France and subcontractors have ordered over 5000 km of Nexans’ Shiplink® fire resistant cables for the third Oasis class ship

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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.

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Zajadacz to become distribution partner for ship and marine cables from Nexans Deutschland

From 1 January 2015, Adalbert Zajadacz GmbH from Neu Wulmstorf will act as distribution partner for ship and marine cables from Nexans Deutschland. The cables, which are manufactured in Mönchengladbach, will be warehoused by Zajadacz in a state-of-the-art logistics centre near Hamburg.

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Nexans introduces durable, flexible CAT 6A Ethernet cable for industrial automation applications

Nexans is introducing its Category 6A cable, designed for automation applications. The new cable is able to carry 10 GBit/s while offering the exceptional durability and flexibility essential for drag chain installations.

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2014 Third-Quarter Financial Information

11/5/14

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

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Nexans technical conference sheds light on new fire safety cable regulation

Recent and upcoming legislation at Belgian and European levels  mean major changes for the construction industry

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6th international share offering reserved for Nexans Group employees

10/14/14

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

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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.

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Nexans opens its new South Carolina plant to meet the growing demand for high voltage cables

Two years after breaking ground for the construction of a new plant in South Carolina, Nexans today, officially celebrates the opening of its Goose Creek facility.

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

10/1/14

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.

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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.

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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.).

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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.

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Nexans awarded Carbon Trust funding to accelerate further development of offshore wind inter-array cables

8/7/14

Nexans will expand and accelerate its qualification program to bring new 66kV inter-array offshore wind cables to market with the support of Carbon Trust funds as part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator.

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2014 First-Half Results

7/25/14

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.

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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.

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Nexans opens a new facility in Donchery

Nexans, France’s leading provider of connection accessories for Low and Medium Voltage (LV/MV) underground power distribution networks, today opened its new 25,000m² plant in Donchery, Ardennes.

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Nexans establishes a Scientific Committee to boost innovation

Nexans has established a new Scientific Committee to boost innovation and further differentiate its cable products and technologies.

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Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting held on May 15, 2014

5/15/14

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

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Press release

5/15/14

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.

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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.

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2014 First-Quarter Financial Information

5/6/14

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

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World premiere in Essen: RWE integrates superconductor cable for the first time into existing power grid

RWE integrated last week on April 30, 2014, the world’s longest superconductor cable officially into Essen’s power grid, thus putting it into real operation for the first time.

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

4/7/14

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

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Press release

4/2/14

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

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Governance – Evolution of the composition of the Board of Directors

4/1/14

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.

 

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Nexans’ supplies two superconducting fault current limiters for permanent use on Birmingham's distribution network

Western Power Distribution (WPD)  is future-proofing the power distribution network in Birmingham, the UK’s ‘Second City’, by installing two Nexans superconducting fault current limiters.

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Global Marine to rely on Nexans’ fibre optic cables for major subsea telecommunications projects in Northern Europe

Global Marine Systems has ordered Nexans’ fibre optic cable for three major telecommunications projects in Northern Europe.

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Nexans cables will boost Germany’s Energy Turnaround in offshore wind farm contract for DONG energy

DONG Energy is set to increase its offshore wind power capacity in Germany after signing a contract with Nexans for the delivery and installation of 140 km of 34 kV cables.

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2013 Full-Year Results

2/11/14

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.

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Nexans hosts regional “Jugend forscht – Schüler experimentieren” regional science competition for the 23rd time

Nexans is a sponsor of “Jugend forscht” and this year it will host the regional Jugend forscht – Schüler experimentieren science competition for young people in Hanover for the 23rd time.

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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.

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Offshore cables for Gode Wind 1 and 2: large order awarded to Lower Saxony-based Nexans – State Premier Weil highlights significance for German offshore site

In the presence of Lower Saxony's State Premier Stephan Weil, DONG Energy and Nexans Deutschland on Monday (today) signed a supplementary contract for the delivery and installation of medium-voltage cables for the German offshore wind farms Gode Wind 1 and 2.

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