Press releases 2012
Paris, December 13, 2012 – Nexans successfully placed a € 250 million bond issue yesterday. This issue will diversify its sources of funding and lengthen its average debt maturity.
The Group has increased its committed credit facility (initially for an amount of €540 million for 5 years maturing in November 2016) to €600 million by introducing a new lender for the remaining term.
Highlight of G3-PLC conference is a practical demonstration of Nexans’ innovative PLC solutions for Smarter Grid applications
Signing of an amendment to the agreement with Madeco allowing Madeco to consolidate its position as reference shareholder27/11/12
Paris, November 27, 2012 – Nexans (the “Company”) announces the signing, on November 26, of an amendment to the agreement entered into on March 27, 2011 with its main shareholder, the Chilean group Madeco, which today holds approximately 22.5% of the share capital and voting rights of the Company.
Nexans supports customers’ automation challenges with the launch of its new Motionline® hybrid cables at SPS IPC Drives
Nexans has strengthened its Motionline® automation brand with the launch of its sophisticated, high-tech hybrid cable solutions that integrate individual power, data and signal transmission functions within a single cable.
Nexans awarded first CORE-TAG® anti-theft cable technology contract by SNCF for the network of Réseau Ferré de France (RFF)
Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer (SNCF) has awarded Nexans its first contract to design and manufacture specialised rail cable that includes the new CORE-TAG® anti-theft cable technology.
Nexans has launched a revised and enhanced version of its corporate website (www.nexans.com) and its global variants with a new look and feel that provides improved functionality for customers and stakeholders.
Paris, October 22, 2012 – Nexans today announced 2012 third-quarter sales of 1,819 million euros
Paris, September 28, 2012. Following receipt of expressions of interest, Nexans is exploring the possibility of the sale of its Berk-Tek copper and fiber cable activity in the US.
Nexans is launching its new anti-theft cable solutions at InnoTrans – which promises to help network operators reduce the high volume of copper cables theft along their railway networks.
Nexans’ complete Flamex range of cables to equip Hyundai Rotem high speed trains Contract value worth around 3.5 million Euros
Nexans has been awarded a contract worth around 3.5 million Euro to manufacture and supply specialized rolling stock cables to Hyundai Rotem, for 10 high-speed train sets KTX-II it is manufacturing for Korail, South Korea’s national railway operator.
Nexans concludes its acquisition of the power cable business of Shandong Yanggu Cables Group in China
Nexans announced today its acquisition of a 75% stake in the Shandong Yanggu New Rihui joint-venture, alongside its historical shareholder.
Nexans secures 10-year global frame agreement with BP to supply umbilicals and pipeline heating systems for global oil and gas projects
Nexans has secured a 10-year global frame agreement with BP International Limited, UK to supply umbilicals, DEH (direct electrical heating) systems, accessories and services for various oil and gas projects worldwide.
Paris, July 25, 2012 – The Nexans Board of Directors met on July 24, 2012, under the chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent, to approve the Group’s consolidated financial statements for the first half of 2012.
Nexans to supply HV and MV cables for the upgrading of Libya’s power transmission and distribution infrastructure. Contracts value worth 110 million Euros
Nexans has been awarded contracts worth around 110 million Euros by Libya’s PEWCO (Public Electrical Works Company) to supply cables for projects to upgrade the country’s power transmission and distribution infrastructure.
Nexans continues to reinforce its commitment to sustainable development by rolling out a new programme to collect and reuse its wooden cable drums.
Nexans’ innovative overhead line technology helps Brazil solve electricity transmission problems in its large cities
Nexans has worked with Light, Rio de Janeiro’s electric utility, to develop the innovative Lo-Sag™ conductor to help solve Brazil’s crucial issue of supplying more electricity to its large urban centres.
Nexans has started the construction of its first high voltage power cable manufacturing plant in North America.
Nexans has completed a $1.6 million cable contract for Majid Al-Futtaim Properties to supply the power, communications and fire safety cables required for the construction of Beirut City Centre – a 158,000 sqm, $40 million shopping mall.
Nexans has secured a 16 million Euro contract with Statoil to engineer and supply a 16.5km subsea power umbilical that will be used to connect the Gullfaks C platform in the North Sea to its subsea compression and processing equipment.
Rodney Cole is appointed President, Nexans AmerCable and Vice President and General Manager of Specialty Products division.
Paris, May 16, 2012 – Nexans announced on February 8, 2012 the implementation of a new employee shareholding plan. This press release aims to detail certain features of the capital increase reserved for Group employees.
Mixed General Shareholders’ Meeting held on May 15, 2012: Adoption of all resolutions proposed to vote Renewal of the Chairman and CEO mandate
Paris, May 15, 2012 – Nexans’ Mixed General Shareholders’ Meeting, held on May 15, 2012, has approved all resolutions proposed to vote. The results of the vote will be available online on Nexans’ website at www.nexans.com/ag2012 in the coming days.
Paris, April 25, 2012 – Nexans today announced 2012 first-quarter sales of 1,752 million euros.
Nexans wins over 50 million Euro contract to supply high-voltage power cable for Northwind offshore wind farm
Nexans has won a contract worth more than 50 million Euro to supply a total of 57 km of high-voltage subsea power export cables to Northwind NV in the North Sea.
Paris, April 5, 2012 – Nexans’ 2011 Registration document has been registered with the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) on April 4, 2012. It is available to the public in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and is available online on Nexans’ website
Nexans has created a Shareholder E-Club portal on its website. The portal now provides Nexans individual shareholders with a single place on the internet to gather all the information about the Group and in particular multimedia presentations.
Nexans becomes a Dow Inside alliance partner
Nexans announces new US High Voltage cable manufacturing plant to be located in Berkeley County, South Carolina21/03/12
New plant at the Bushy Park Industrial Complex in Berkeley County, will reinforce Nexans’ current position in the fast growing High Voltage market as well as extending its presence in North America
Nexans proudly celebrates 10 years of innovation at its Lyon-based Corporate Research facility.
To precisely match medical imaging and invasive applications, Nexans launches NEWSENSE™ range of cable solutions at MEDTEC Europe 2012
Nexans is launching its NEWSENSE™ brand of medical micro and composite power and data cables at MEDTEC Europe.
Paris, March 1st, 2012 – Nexans confirms that it has completed the acquisition of AmerCable on February 29, 2012.
Nexans has been awarded a four-year contract to supply airfield lighting cable contract for India’s Modernisation of the Airfield Infrastructure (MAFI) project
Nexans to supply specialized medium voltage and low voltage airfield lighting cables for the Indian Air Force’s ‘Modernization of the Airfield Infrastructure (MAFI)’ project to Tata Power’s Strategic Electronics Division, India.
Nexans is using its presence at this year’s FTTH Council Conference and exhibition to highlight its extended KINOPTIC™ brand of end-to-end turnkey FTTH solutions.
Paris, February 13th, 2012 – Nexans makes a major investment in the growing Mining, Oil & Gas and Renewable Energy cable markets.
Paris, February 8, 2012 - The Nexans Board of Directors meeting on February 7, 2012, chaired by Frédéric Vincent, approved the Financial Statements for 2011.
RWE Deutschland, Nexans and KIT launch “AmpaCity” project: the world’s longest superconductor system to replace inner-city high-voltage cable
The “AmpaCity” project has been kicked off: The RWE Group and its partners are just about to replace a 1-kilometre-long high-voltage cable connecting two transformer stations in the Ruhr city of Essen with a state-of-the-art superconductor solution.
Nexans goes live on grid with world’s first fault current limiter based on second-generation superconductors
Nexans has successfully commissioned the world’s first resistive superconducting fault current limiter (SFCL) based on second-generation superconductor tapes.