Press releases 2014

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

12/23/14

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

12/15/14

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

12/3/14

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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Nexans’ Direct Electrical Heating systems selected by Statoil for the Kristin and Maria fields

12/1/14

Statoil, on behalf of Wintershall, has signed a contract with Nexans for the supply of Direct Electrical Heating (DEH) technology.

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Åsgard gas field compression station to be powered by Nexans umbilicals

11/26/14

The world’s first subsea gas compression station will begin operation at the Åsgard gas field next year after Nexans delivered sophisticated power umbilicals to Statoil, which manages the field.

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Nexans technical conference to look at energy saving for data centers

11/17/14

Nexans will host its data center conference in Paris on December 1st, 2014.

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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 set to unveil new electric vehicle charging solutions at European Utility Week

11/4/14

Nexans launches its new range of solutions for electric vehicle (EV) charging that will be displayed at the upcoming European Utillity Week conference.

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Nexans’ refitted cable ship sets sail from Norway loaded with the world's longest 3-core submarine power cable

11/3/14

The cable will create a new 100 MW power connection between Ibiza and Mallorca. At 119 km it is the world’s longest 3-phase XLPE submarine cable, weighing almost 7,000 tonnes. To carry and install the cable, Nexans' own cable ship, the C/S Nexans Skagerrak, has received a major refit.

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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

10/7/14

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

10/7/14

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

9/30/14

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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DONG Energy concludes another framework agreement for offshore array cables with Nexans

9/12/14

DONG Energy in Denmark and Nexans signed on July 1, 2014 a new framework agreement for the delivery of up to 1,750 kilometres of submarine cables for wind farms off the British coast.

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Innovative Nexans’ overhead line will deliver more power to 300,000 people in São Paulo region, Brazil

8/27/14

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

8/27/14

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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New Rio de Janeiro metro line to exclusively use Nexans’ cables

8/27/14

Metro passengers in Rio de Janeiro are set to benefit from an increase in capacity, after a new subway line powered by Nexans cables was commissioned.

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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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Nexans opens a new facility in Donchery

6/24/14

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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First of four "Statoil Standard" umbilicals delivered by Nexans

6/23/14

Oil and gas extraction on the Norwegian continental shelf has been given a boost after Nexans recently delivered the first of four “Statoil Standard” umbilicals ordered by the company in 2012.

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French ambassador visits Nexans

6/23/14

"I'm very grateful that I was invited here, it is a large and impressive company."

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Nexans establishes a Scientific Committee to boost innovation

6/4/14

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

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Nexans wins prestigious award for new intranet

5/19/14

Nexans has been given a prestigious Intra.Net Reloaded Award at this year’s we.CONECT Intra.

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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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New cable packaging designed to make the installer's work easier

4/23/14

2014-04-23 − In an effort to continually develop solutions that make the installer's job easier, Nexans launches a new, enhanced Cable Guy™ cable box.

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

4/10/14

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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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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Airbus selects Nexans as main cable supplier for the next 5 years

3/31/14

Airbus is relying on Nexans’ innovative cable technology. In a new, five-year, global supply contract, worth around Euro 200 million, Nexans will design, manufacture and supply 130,000 km of specialized cables for Airbus modern aircraft family from the single-aisle A320 Neo, the A350 series up to the flagship double-deck A380.

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Nexans’ DEH system to be utilised in Shah Deniz project

3/31/14

Nexans’ Direct Electrical Heating (DEH) cable systems will be installed to help in maintaining the reliable flow of products from the Shah Deniz  field, located in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea.

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

3/12/14

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

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Suzlon deploys Nexans’ end to end cable solutions for wind farm projects in Brazil

2/27/14

Suzlon has turned to Nexans to support its major projects in Brazil with complete end to end cable solutions that will ensure effective, efficient and reliable connections for some 150 wind turbine generators (WTGs).

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Nexans’ coloured conductors will help Statnett’s overhead power lines blend into Norway’s pine forest scenery

2/27/14

Statnett, Norway’s state-owned power system operator, is deploying Nexans’ innovative coloured conductors on the new 420 kV Ørskog – Sogndal overhead transmission link connecting Mid-Norway to Western Norway.

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Nexans and TeliSwitch Automatic Optical Distribution Frame (AODF) put a robot in charge of fiber optic cross connections

Nexans and TeliSwitch have formed a partnership to promote the innovative suite of Automatic Optical Distribution Frame (AODF) solutions.

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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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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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Nexans submarine cables to provide vital reinforcement for BKK’s power supply network in Norway

2/4/14

Norway’s power supply network will get a crucial boost in reliability and capacity with the installation of Nexans’ state-of-the-art submarine cables as part of a major new connection for the utility BKK Nett AS.

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Nexans awarded "Fibre company of the year" 2014

1/31/14

2014-01-31 - Innovations, comprehensive solutions and sustainable development make Nexans the best fiber company of the year. The award was announced in Stockholm on Jan 30 by Skanova's CEO Ove Alm. 

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