Press releases 2010

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

29/11/10

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

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

22/11/10

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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Nexans wins 10 million Euro subsea umbilical contract for Marulk gas field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

17/11/10

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).

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2010 third-quarter financial information

28/10/10

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

18/10/10

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 notes the position of Draka Holding NV

18/10/10

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.

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Nexans wins 7.5 million Euros cable projects as Sao Paulo upgrades its Metro trains

06/10/10

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

04/10/10

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 cables ensure safety, performance and comfort for Bombardier’s Francilien suburban trains

22/09/10

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

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Nexans wins cable contract for Mochovce nuclear power plant in Slovakia

22/09/10

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 ENERGYFLEX® cables provide the vital connections for Italy’s largest solar photovoltaic project

20/09/10

Over 1,000 km of specialized ENERGYFLEX® PV cables have been installed by Schneider Electric at a 43 MW solar photovoltaic facility in Puglia

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

02/08/10

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.

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2010 First Half-Year Results

28/07/10

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

26/07/10

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 wins Euros 9 million cable contract for China’s Taishan nuclear power plant

26/07/10

Nexans has been awarded a Euros 9 million contract by China Nuclear Power Engineering Co., Ltd (CNPEC) to supply specialised low-voltage (LV) power, control and instrumentation cables for the 1,660 MWe Taishan EPR nuclear power plant currently under construction in Guangdong Province.

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Nexans completes successful test of world’s first HVDC superconducting power transmission system

26/07/10

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 partners with Transgreen, an industry initiative for Mediterranean power grids

06/07/10

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

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Nexans to supply submarine array cables for Lincs offshore wind farm off the east coast of England

29/06/10

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 invests for the future

21/06/10

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.

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

16/06/10

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

14/06/10

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

11/06/10

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 SHIPLINK™, a brand of cable solutions and services for ships and platforms

04/06/10

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

31/05/10

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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Nexans wins major power and control cable contract for Petrovietnam’s Nhon Trach 2 power plant

26/05/10

Nexans is supplier of low and medium voltage XLPE cables for new combined cycle power plant in Vietnam

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Nexans launches a capital increase reserved for its employees

19/05/10

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

03/05/10

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

30/04/10

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

23/04/10

Laboratory measurement within the Endesa Supercable project demonstrates real world feasibility

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Nexans makes all its business flights CarbonNeutral®

23/04/10

Purchasing carbon offsets will support reforestation project in Tanzania

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2010 First-Quarter Financial Information

22/04/10

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

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

21/04/10

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

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Nexans wins Energy Master Award 2010 for its Superconducting Current Limiter

20/04/10

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

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Nexans cable solutions and services help the deployment of smarter power grids

29/03/10

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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Nexans wins Energy Master Award 2010 for their Superconducting Current Limiter

23/03/10

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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C/S Nexans Skagerrak ready to put to sea after major conversion and upgrade project

22/03/10

Dedicated cable laying ship has been lengthened by 12.5 metres to increase its cable handling capabilities.

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Nexans secures 9.5 million euros contract to supply FLAMEX® cables for China Railway High-speed trains

17/03/10

Over 10,000km FLAMEX® cables to be supplied for 79 train-sets

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Nexans to present innovative cabling solutions and umbilical cables technologies at OTC

16/03/10

Nexans is using its presence at OTC 2010 to highlight its full range of cabling solutions and its umbilical cables.

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Nexans supplies high voltage cable accessories for second phase of China’s Xi'an XianYang International Airport

23/02/10

HV accessories are used for cable jointing and termination in the airport’s transformer substation.

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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

18/02/10

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

10/02/10

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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