Press releases 2013

Nexans technical conference presents a new start for overhead power lines


Overhead power lines are enjoying a "‘new start" thanks to recent innovations in design and materials technology that enables them to work both smarter and harder.


Successful completion of Nexans’ rights offering of approximately 284 million euros

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France’s RTE trials Nexans’ innovative carbon fibre composite overhead line technology in a European first


RTE, France’s electricity transmission system operator (TSO), is trialing a new type of overhead power line using Nexans’ carbon fibre composite technolog.


2013 Third-Quarter Financial Information and Group Initiatives


Paris, October 15, 2013 – Nexans today announced that its sales for the third quarter of 2013 amounted to 1,655 million euros at current metal prices.


Nexans has been awarded a subsea cable contract in excess of Euro 120 million by Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission


Nexans has been awarded a contract worth in excess of Euro 120 million by Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc to supply and install a subsea power link to upgrade the electricity transmission network between Kintyre peninsula and the continent in Southwest of Scottland.


2013 First-Half Year Results


Paris, July 25, 2013 – The Nexans Board of Directors meeting on July 24, 2013, under the chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent, approved the Group’s consolidated financial statements for the first half of 2013.


Nexans chooses BT to upscale IT and telecommunications infrastructure to support its global operations


Nexans chooses BT to enhance its IT and telecommunications infrastructure over the next five years after a thorough tendering process.


Nexans launches innovative FTTA cable solutions for new generation mobile network sites

Nexans has launched an innovative range of FTTA (Fiber to the Antenna) solutions developed specifically to provide the vital fast data connection between the base transmitter station (BTS) and the antennas or remote radio units (RRUs) as telecom operators roll out their new 4G/LTE mobile networks.


Nexans to supply vital extra high-voltage power link for Ecuador’s Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric project

Nexans has been awarded a contract by China’s Sinohydro Corporation to supply the vital extra high-voltage (EHV) power cable link for Ecuador’s 1500 MW Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric project currently under construction in the Amazon Basin.


Subsea 7 takes Nexans DEH system deeper than ever before for Chevron’s Lianzi project


Nexans has been awarded a 25 million Euro contract by Subsea 7 construction and services to the offshore energy industry, to design and manufacture the direct electrical heating (DEH) system for the subsea pipelines serving the Lianzi oil field development located in a unitized offshore zone between the Republic of Congo and the Republic of Angola.


Nexans building cables offer receives Singapore Green Building Council certification


Nexans is the world’s first cable company to achieve the coveted Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) certification for its building cables.


2013 First-Quarter Financial Information


Paris, April 25, 2013 – Nexans today announced 2013 first-quarter sales of 1.668 billion euros, that is, 1.130 billion euros at constant non-ferrous metal prices


Nexans cables to reinforce Beijing’s intra-city high voltage underground power cables


Nexans has been awarded an 11 million Euro contract by the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) to supply a high voltage power cable system that will help the Beijing Electric Power Corporation support the future development and extension of the power transmission infrastructure in China’s capital city.


Nexans’ 2012 Registration document - Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting of May 14th, 2013


Nexans’ 2012 Registration document has been registered with the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) on April 3, 2013. Nexans Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 3.00 pm in the Claude Levi-Strauss theatre of the quai Branly museum.


Type testing of the recently developed superconductor cable for the “AmpaCity” project successfully completed

With the handover of the test certificate for a high-temperature superconductor (HTS) cable system, Nexans and RWE Deutschland AG will mark the completion of the 18-month development phase in the “AmpaCity” project on 11 March 2013.


Nexans announces the creation of the ‘Nexans Foundation’

Nexans today announced the establishment of the ‘Nexans Foundation’, a common platform for all its corporate sponsorship activities.


Nexans delivers medium-voltage submarine cables for Westermost Rough wind farm


Westermost Rough Ltd, London, and Nexans recently signed an agreement for the delivery and assembly of medium-voltage submarine cables for the Westermost Rough wind farm, which is to be built eight kilometres off the Holderness coast in Yorkshire.


Nexans to supply innovative aerial extractable cable solution to help DST Telecom roll out FTTH to rural regions of Portugal


Nexans has been awarded a major, three-year, contract by Portugal’s DST Telecom Group to supply an aerial extractable cable system to deploy high-speed broadband fibre to the home (FTTH) in rural areas of the country.


2012 Full-Year Results


Paris, February 7, 2013 - The Nexans Board of Directors meeting on February 6, 2013, under the chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent, approved the Financial Statements for 2012.