Press releases 2011

2011 Third Quarter Financial Information


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%**.


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.


Nexans sponsors the 130th class of ESPCI ParisTech

Nexans today announced that on August 31, 2011 it signed an agreement with the Paris-based ESPCI (Industrial Physics and Chemistry Higher Educational Institution) to sponsor the School’s 130th graduating class.


Nexans wins major power cable contract for Petrofac’s Turkmenistan gas field project

Nexans has been awarded a major contract by Petrofac, the international provider of facilities solutions to the oil & gas production and processing industries, to supply specialized low voltage (LV) cables for a gas field development project in Turkmenistan.


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.


Publication of the 2011 half-year financial report


Document available online.


2011 First Half-Year Results


Confirmed strong business upturn, improvement of the operating margin


Innovative sponsorship for a monumental Canvas

Scaffolding will envelope the palace of Versailles' Royal Courtyard until June 2012 as the roof and main building undergo restoration. Nexans has sponsored this creation.


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.


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.


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


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.


Nexans aviation cables meet the data transmission challenges of new generation aircraft

Nexans is showcasing its latest state-of-the-art data transmission cables developed to meet the ever increasing demand from aircraft manufacturers for enhanced data handling capacity.


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


Nexans wins a 4.8 million euro contract to supply infield umbilical for Ormen Lange North Field project


Nexans has been awarded a 4.8 million euro contract by Norske Shell to supply the 6.5 km infield umbilical for the Ormen Lange North Field project.


Nexans wins a 20 million euro DEH system contract for Statoil’s new Fossekall Dompap oil and gas field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

Nexans has been awarded a 20 million euro contract by Statoil to design and manufacture the direct electrical heating (DEH) system for the subsea pipelines serving the new Fossekall Dompap oil and gas field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.


2011 First Quarter Financial Information


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


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


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.


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.


Nexans signs a sponsorship agreement with “Electriciens sans frontières”


Nexans today announced that it has signed a three-year sponsorship agreement with “Electriciens sans frontières” (ESF), an international solidarity non-governmental organization (NGO).


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.


Nexans wins a multi-million Euros power cable contract for Brazil’s COMPERJ petrochemical complex


Nexans has been awarded a multi-million Euros turnkey contract by Toshiba Sistemas de Trasmissão e Distribuição do Brazil Ltda.


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.


Nexans wins an approximately 18 million euros subsea umbilical contract for Gygrid field in the Norwegian Sea

Nexans has been awarded an approximately 18 million euros contract by Statoil to design, engineer and manufacture the static and dynamic subsea umbilicals that will play a vital role in the tie back system connecting the new Gygrid field development to the existing Njord A installation off the Norwegian Continental shelf.


Nexans creates new KINOPTIC™ branded product range to provide a complete FTTH solution

Nexans has created its new KINOPTIC™ branded range of optical fibre products to provide a complete fully coordinated FTTH (Fibre To The Home) solution to the meet the specific needs of the rapidly growing FTTH sector.


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.


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.


2010 Full-Year Results


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.


Our 100th Anniversary


On February 11th, 2011 Nexans will proudly celebrate 100 years in business. Read more from Steve Hall, President, Nexans North America.


Nexans Celebrates Anniversary

Nexans, the world’s leading cable company, celebrates 100 years of delivering innovative cable and wire solutions to customers in North America


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.


Nexans provides specialized trenching service for Baltic 1 offshore wind farm subsea power export cables


Nexans has been called in by EnBW (Energie Baden-Wurttemberg) to use its specialized Capjet trenching system to protect the HV (high voltage) subsea power export cables for Baltic 1, Germany’s first commercial offshore wind farm.


Jean-Maxime Saugrain appointed Corporate Vice President Technical


Nexans has appointed Jean-Maxime Saugrain as Corporate Vice President Technical, with effect from January 1st, 2011, replacing Patrick Barth who has retired.


Nexans completes multi-million Euros power cable contract for Ras Laffan Port Expansion project in Qatar


Nexans has successfully completed a multi-million Euros, two-year, contract, for CCC based in Abu Dhabi, to supply power cables for the Ras Laffan Port Expansion project in Qatar.


Nexans wins a major contract for submarine fibre optic cables under the Mediterranean Sea


Nexans has been awarded a major contract by the Chinese company Huawei Marine Networks Co Ltd to supply around 440 km of submarine fibre optic cable for the high profile communications project – the Libya Silphium link across the Mediterranean Sea.


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.