Press releases 2010

Nexans wins 180 million Euro turnkey contract for the EstLink 2 power submarine link between Finland and Estonia

145 km power submarine DC cable will increase security of supply as well as aiding development of the electricity market in the Baltic Sea region

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Nexans will supply safety and environmentally friendly cables for GASCO project in Abu Dhabi

Nexans will complete a 9 million Euro contract for Hyundai Engineering & Construction to supply power and communication cables featuring advanced, environmentally friendly insulation technology for GASCO’s Habshan 5 Utilities and Offsites project in Abu Dhabi.

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Nexans not to submit an offer document with respect to Draka Holding N.V. to the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets

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Press release Nexans

11/22/10

Paris, November 22nd, 2010 - A Nexans group subsidiary in Brazil has been informed of the commencement of proceedings in Brazil involving several cable manufacturers including Nexans, by the local competition authority.

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

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

10/28/10

Target confirmed for full year operating margin rate of 4.5%

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Nexans notes the position of Draka Holding NV

10/27/10

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 major subsea umbilicals contract from BP for North Sea gas field project

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

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

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 wins cable contract for Mochovce nuclear power plant in Slovakia

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

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

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

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

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

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 partners with Transgreen, an industry initiative for Mediterranean power grids

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

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 rolls out its green drum programme

Nexans has further increased the scope of its commitment to sustainable development by implementing its new ‘green drum’ programme.

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Nexans signs a Frame agreement with Nordex to supply WINDLINK® cable sets and kits

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

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 KEYLIOS™ branded cable solutions and services for connecting photovoltaic installations

Nexans is at Intersolar 2010 to launch its comprehensive new KEYLIOS branded range of cables, solutions and services for photovoltaic (PV) installations.

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

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

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

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

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Shareholders' Meeting of May 25, 2010 (Ordinary and Extraordinary) - Directors' appointments and mandate renewals - Dividend of one euro per share - Capital increase reserved for employees (Act 2010)

5/25/10

Paris, May 25, 2010 – The Nexans Shareholders' Meeting was held on May 25, 2010, at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris, chaired by Frédéric Vincent, Chairman and CEO.

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Nexans launches a capital increase reserved for its employees

5/19/10

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

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

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

4/19/10

Laboratory measurement within the Endesa Supercable project demonstrates real world feasibility

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

4/15/10

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 makes all its business flights CarbonNeutral®

Purchasing carbon offsets will support reforestation project in Tanzania

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Nexans wins Energy Master Award 2010 for its Superconducting Current Limiter

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

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

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

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

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

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

2/10/10

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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NEXANS introduces EASYFIL®, a “3-in-1” solution for electrical installers

Designed for the easy wiring of residential and small office buildings, EASYFIL® consists of three pre-assembled H07V-U wires using a peel-off binder.

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