Press releases 2008

Nexans wins a 42 million Euro subsea umbilical contract for Usan oilfield in Nigeria

This contract confirms the Group's position as a market leader in the subsea umbilical sector.

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Nexans partners with Sumitomo Electric in Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) in Europe

Nexans and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (SEI),  today announced that they have reached an agreement to collaborate in optical fiber cable business for terrestrial telecommunications in Europe.

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Nexans PUR-Medoxprotect-S sheath makes cables more secure against fire risks – first use in sensor cabling

Nuremberg, 25 November 2008 –  Nexans is presenting a new cable sheathing material, PUR-Medoxprotect-S, that is not only less likely to catch fire than existing compounds, but is also self-extinguishing.

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Nexans opens its first plant in Russia

Ouglich site will produce power cables for the building and infrastructure market.

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Nexans starts production of rolling stock special cable in China

This local production will enable Nexans to meet the demands of customers operating in China’s booming rail industry

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Nexans extends copper’s lifeline with the introduction of its LANmark-7A supporting 40 Gigabit Ethernet

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Closing of Madeco acquisition

With this acquisition, Nexans acquires a leading position in energy cables in a high growth area.

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Nexans wins major cable order for China’s new High-Speed EMU Trainsets

In an order worth more than 1 million Euro, Nexans is supplying control, power and data cables for the Chinese Ministry of Railways.

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Nexans to supply specialized cables for new Seoul Metro trains

At Innotrans, Nexans has announced it won an order worth more than 3 million euros.

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Nexans launches its WINDLINK® range of high-performance cable solutions for wind turbines

At HUSUM WindEnergy Nexans presents its response to the increasing growth of the global market for wind power – the new WINDLINK® range of cable solutions that ensure reliable wind turbine performance for manufacturers worldwide.
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Nexans cables at the heart of Beijing International Airport baggage handling system

7/30/08
Paris, July 30, 2008 – Nexans has supplied over 2,500 km of power and control cables for a total value contract of around 2.6 million euros.
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-Duplicated- Presentation of 2008 Half-Year Results - Watch the video

The presentation took place in Paris on July 24, 2008.

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2008 first half-year results

7/24/08

Continued increase in organic sales growth of cable businesses: +7.2% - Strong improvement in profitability with operating margin of 9.1% at constant non-ferrous metal prices

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Nexans wins a 58 million euros turnkey contract for underground HV powerlinks in Qatar

7/23/08
New contract signed with KAHRAMAA for the phase VIII expansion and development program of Doha’s electricity network, following the order worth 80 million euros announced last June.
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Nexans signs a 80 million euros contract to supply power infrastructures cables in Qatar

Paris, June 30, 2008 – Nexans will supply  the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) with a power transmission system.
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Paris, June 25, 2008 – Successful commissioning of the world’s first transmission voltage superconductor cable in Long Island

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Paris, June 24, 2008 – Nexans breaks new ground with two new concepts in copper cabling solutions

  
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Paris, June 16, 2008 - Nexans supplies airfield lighting cable for Abu Dhabi International airport

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Nexans sells its telecommunications copper cables businesses activity in Spain

Paris, June 2, 2008 – Nexans announces having closed the sale of its Santander production unit.
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Nexans creates a joint venture in Qatar - its first manufacturing plant in an Arabic Gulf state

Paris, June 2, 2008 – The new Qatar International Cable Company QICC will be Qatar’s first cable plant
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Nexans acquires Intercond, a leading European manufacturer of special cables

5/29/08
Paris, May 29, 2008 – This acquisition strengthens the Group’s leadership in the fast-growing industrial cable activities
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World’s first transmission voltage superconductor cable energised successfully in LIPA’s power grid

Paris, April 30, 2008 – Nexans claims two world records: the longest cable with the highest voltage.
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-Duplicated- 24 million Euro submarine power cable contract for the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm

Paris – April 16, 2008 – Nexans cables will export 315 MW of power from a new wind farm off the east coast of England.

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24 million Euro submarine power cable contract for the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm

Paris – April 16, 2008 – Nexans cables will export 315 MW of power from a new wind farm off the east coast of England.

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Nexans wins $13.4 million marine cables deal with BOURBON in China

Paris, March 26, 2008 – 3,146 km of marine power and control cables to be fitted on offshore supply vessels.
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Reorganization of Nexans General Management team

Paris, March 25, 2008 – Nexans has announced several appointments.
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Nexans wins 150 million Euro submarine power cable contract to interconnect Finland and Sweden

Paris, March 19, 2008 – Largest capacity HVDC cable manufactured by Nexans to date will provide a 40 per cent increase in power transmission capacity
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Nexans Rheycord BS handling cable gets its first US installation at the Port of Oakland

Paris, March 18, 2008 – Nexans has installed the cable in the basket spreader of a ship-to-shore crane.
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Nexans and INEO install 264 km of high voltage overhead lines in record time to reinforce vital power link in West Africa

Paris, February 28, 2008 – The INEO-Nexans consortium has installed AERO-Z® high voltage overhead conductors in just 29 days.
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Nexans exhibits at TOC Asia

 Visit us on our booth D8 from March 18 to 20 in Shanghai
 

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Nexans wins 8 million Euros power cable contract in Thailand

Paris, February 6, 2008 – 33kV submarine cables will be installed to create new power interconnections for islands in the Krabi Province
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Presentation of 2007 Annual Results - Watch the video

The presentation was given on Thursday, January 31st, 2008 in Paris.

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Wolfgang Bedorf joins Nexans Executive Committee as Executive Vice President Rest of the World Area

Paris, January 17, 2008 – Nexans has appointed Dr Wolfgang Bedorf as member of the Executive Committee of the Group  and Executive Vice President, Rest of the World Area, with effect from February 1st, 2008.
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