Press releases 2007

Nexans installs a fibre-optic cable and provides rapid data transmission across Lake Constance

Paris, December 11,  2007 – Nexans has laid a submarine fibre-optic cable between the German towns of Konstanz and Friedrichshafen.

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Nexans and BC Hydro sign five-year extension to utility cable and wire supply contract in Canada

Paris, December 5, 2007 – Nexans will provide around 54 million euros of power cable over the next five years.

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Nexans and Interxion strengthen their partnership

Paris, November 21, 2007 - Interxion installs Nexans’ cabling solutions to increase the reliability and durability of its dedicated hosting facilities
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Nexans signs a Framework Agreement to acquire the cable business of Madeco, the cable market leader in South America

Paris, November 15, 2007 – This acquisition, the largest yet made by Nexans, will result in a leading position for the group in energy cables in a high growth area
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Nexans extends utility cable and wire contract with Manitoba Hydro in Canada

Paris, November 6, 2007 - Nexans will provide around 21 million euros of power cable over the next four years, extending original 5-year contract.
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2007 third-quarter financial information

Paris, October 18, 2007 Nexans today announced 2007 third-quarter sales of 1,776 million euros (at actual non-ferrous metal prices).
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Nexans’ new BUFLEX XPREM’s innovative cable solution boosts crane performance and durability

Paris, October 11, 2007 –  The BUFLEX X’PREM reeling cable reduces weight and increases abrasion resistance enhancing productivity of crane operators and OEMs.
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Nexans wins 30 million Euro umbilicals order for Mexilhão gas field in Brazil

Paris, 3 October 2007 – Nexans has been awarded a 30 million Euro contract by the state-owned Brazilian company Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) to supply umbilicals for the Mexilhão gas field.
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Nexans wins 146 million euros order for high voltage submarine link between Spanish mainland and Balearic Islands

Paris, September 26, 2007 – Nexans, has signed a 146 million euros contract with REE (Red Electrica de España). Nexans  will manufacture, transport and install a high voltage (250kV, 500MW) DC submarine power link between the Spanish mainland and the Balearic Islands as part of the COMETA
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Nexans expands its successful GG45 product range with a new 8-contact high-speed Cat 7A PCB jack

Paris, September 25, 2007 – Nexans has launched a new GG45 8-contact high-speed Category 7A jack for use on Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs).
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Nexans sponsors Palace of Versailles renovation

Paris, September 20, 2007 - As part of this initiative, Nexans will supply free power and data cables for the Trianon Palace, the Grand Lodgings (Grand Commun) and the Royal Opera. This first tranche of sponsorship is valued at between 500,000 and 1 million euros.

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Nexans supplies subsea medium voltage cables and power accessories for Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm Horns Rev 2

Paris, September 17, 2007 – Nexans has recently signed a contract with DONG Energy A/S, Denmark’s largest energy supplier, to supply a total of 70 km of medium-voltage (MV) subsea power cables for the Danish offshore wind farm Horns Rev 2 to be constructed over the next two years.
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Nexans’ RHEYFIRM (RS) innovative hybrid medium voltage ship-to-shore cables for cleaner ports

Paris, September 12, 2007 – Nexans has developed an innovative hybrid MV ship-to-shore connection cable that enables ships berthed in port to cut their engines and plug in to the local power grid, as well as providing an integrated data and telecommunications link.
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Nexans to deliver High Density fibre solutions for FTTH implementation in Stockholm

Paris, September 11, 2007 – Nexans has signed a two-year frame agreement with AB Stokab, the owner of Stockholm's ‘Citynet’ broadband infrastructure.

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Publication of the half-year financial report

Paris, July 27, 2007 – Further to the Nexans Group’s 2007 half-year results press release on July 25, 2007, you can now consult the half-year financial report on Nexans website.
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Strong growth in first half-year results

Paris, July 25, 2007 - Organic sales growth of cable businesses: +12.9%, Operating margin: +73%, Net debt reduced by 100 million euros.
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Nexans confirms the financial conditions applicable to the sale to Superior Essex of its 40% minority interest in Essex Nexans

Paris, July 3, 2007 – Nexans confirms that its 40% minority interest in Essex Nexans was sold to Superior Essex for an amount of 22 million Euro.

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Nexans sells its residual interest in the European winding wire sector

Paris, June 28, 2007 - Nexans has announced the sale to Superior Essex of its 40% minority interest in Essex Nexans.

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Nexans cable powers Wimbledon services with Alsecure NXS

Paris, June 25, 2007 – ALSECURE NXS keeps tennis tournament running during major building project
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Nexans launches new snap-in patch panel range

Paris, June 22, 2007 – New design delivers increased flexibility by providing a future upgrade path to LANsense Intelligent Infrastructure Management (IIM)

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Huizingen, Belgium, June 11, 2007 – Dialogue has resumed at Nexans Harnesses around the reorganization project for the Huizingen plant

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Paris, May 25, 2007 - Within the framework of the project to reorganize its Belgian site in Huizingen, Nexans renews the social dialogue

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Nexans leads the way in Intelligent Infrastructure Management and harmonizes its product ranges

Brussels, May 22, 2007 - With its cutting-edge LANsense and LANmark offerings, Nexans provides Cabling Intelligence as the ‘missing link’ in network integration
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Nexans wins fast-track contract to supply 800 km of fibre optic submarine cable to improve broadband access in Canada

Paris, May 16, 2007 – The contract is a result of almost a year’s cooperation and careful overall planning between Nexans and IT International Telecom.
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Nexans will supply 875 km of 220 kV AERO-Z® high voltage, bare aluminum overhead lines in Peru

Paris, May 15, 2007 - Nexans wins a 6.2 million Euro contract for overhead power lines in Peru
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Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of May 10, 2007 - Renewal of Directors’ term of office

Paris, May 10, 2007 - The Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Nexans, held on May 10, 2007, and presided by Gérard Hauser, Chairman and CEO, approved the payment of a dividend of 1.20 euro per share.
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Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of May 10, 2007 - Confirmation of Nexans’ first semester outlook; possible improvement of medium-term objectives under consideration

Paris, May 10, 2007 – The Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Nexans, presided by Gérard Hauser, Chairman and CEO, will take place on May 10, 2007, at 4.30 pm in Paris.

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AMSC and Nexans announce successful testing of world’s first power transmission cable made with 2G HTS wire

Westborough (USA)/Paris, May 9, 2007 –Testing Completed on 138kV  Nexans Cable Powered by AMSC’s 344 Superconductors - Results Pave the Way for Commercial
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Nexans cable connects the UK’s largest dedicated biomass power plant

Paris, May 3, 2007 - Nexans has completed a contract to manufacture and supply the 33kV cable that provides the grid connection for E.ON UK’s 44MW biomass power plant near Lockerbie, Scotland.
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Nexans signs a five–year agreement worth around 60 million euros with one of Canada’s leading utility companies

Paris, April 27, 2007 - Nexans’ plant in  Weyburn, Saskatchewan, has further extended its strategic long-term  business partnership with SaskPower
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"Not for distribution in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan"/Successful placement of Nexans inaugural bond issue

 
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Financial information for 2007 first quarter

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"Not for distribution in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan"/Nexans announce a bond issue

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Nexans will supply more than a thousand kilometres of cables for the Yemen LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) terminal project.

Paris, April 12, 2007 - Nexans was awarded a contract worth approximately 10 million Euro  to supply medium voltage, low voltage and instrumentation cables.
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Nexans opens a new plant in China

Nanning, April 10, 2007 – The new Nanning site will produce cables for the telecommunications ...
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Renewal of Directors term of office - Election of new Directors - Notice of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

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Nexans wins 35 million Euro high voltage underground power cable contract for Shanghai

March 19, 2007 - Paris. Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry will manufacture and install a 17km, 500kV, underground power cable circuit to link Shibo and Sanlin 500kV substations in Shanghai city, China.
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Nexans wins a 15 million Euro power cable contract

Paris, February 22, 2007 - Nexans has been awarded a contract worth approximately 15 million Euro to supply medium (MV) and low voltage (LV) power cables for Vietnam’s first crude oil refinery.
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Recall of comfort heating products

Paris, February 14, 2007 – Nexans Norway AS has discovered a defect in a few of its comfort heating products and  have decided to recall Nexans Millimats and Hunton Silencio EL.
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Immediate launch of a recall campaign of Millimat comfort heating cables

Paris, February 14, 2007 – Due to a manufacturing defect, Nexans Norway AS is recalling Millimat comfort heating cables manufactured from October 26, 2006 to January 15, 2007 from the market with immediate effect.
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Nexans to supply Australia’s largest wind farm

Paris, February 15, 2007 – Nexans has been awarded, via Olex, an order from Suzlon Energy Australia to supply approximately 135km of Low Voltage (LV) flexible rubber cables for the Hallett Wind Farm in South Australia.
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Nexans wins Euro 140 million contract to supply a high voltage subsea cable in China

Paris, February 6, 2007 – For by the EHV Power Transmission Chinese Company of CSG, and Guangdong Nan-Dian Power Equipment Co, Nexans will  manufacture and install a 500kV submarine power link ....

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Gordon Thursfield, Executive Vice-President North America Area, joins Nexans Executive Committee

Paris, February 1, 2007 - Nexans announces the appointment of Gordon Thursfield, Executive Vice-President North America Area, as Member of the Executive Committee, effective February 1st, 2007.
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2006 Results: Boosted by solid growth and rising profits, Nexans launches a new strategic plan for 2007-2009 and enters a new phase of its development

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Nexans withdraws from the winding wire sector by selling its activities in Canada and in China

Paris, January 31, 2007 -Nexans announces the signature with Superior Essex of two agreements for the sale of its winding wires activities.

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Nexans’ innovative DuoTrack system receives German Federal Railway Authority type approval

Paris, January 29, 2007 – DuoTrack, the innovative duplex copper/fibre-optic lineside cabling solution for regional railways from Nexans has just received type approval from the German Federal Railway Authority (EBA).
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Wolfe Island Wind Project in Canada: Nexans to supply world record-breaking submarine power infrastructure cable

Paris, January 23, 2007 - Nexans has just signed a contract worth around 7 million Euro with Canadian Renewable Energy Corporation (CREC) to design, manufacture and supply a world record-breaking high-voltage submarine power cable for the Wolfe Island Wind Project, near Kingston, Ontario, in Canada.
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Nexans to supply shipboard cables to two major Japanese shipyards

Paris, January 18, 2007 – Nexans is awarded 16 million Euro contracts to supply power, control and communication shipboard JIS type cables  to major Japanese shipyards: MHI (Mitsubishi Heavy industries) and IHI- MU (Ishikajima Harima Industries Marine United Inc.).
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President's new year wishes

Madam or Sir, 2006 has been for Nexans a year with vigorous growth and results that are expected to show constant progress...

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Nexans launches its new website

Paris, January 16, 2007 – Nexans, has announced the launch of its new website.
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Power networks: Nexans reinforces its leadership position in high-voltage with the acquisition of The Valley Group

Paris, January 9, 2007 – Nexans has completed the acquisition of The Valley Group, Inc (TVG), the world leader in real-time thermal rating technology for Overhead Power Transmission applications to provide reliable power line monitoring for electric utilities.
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Nexans to supply fibre optic and copper network cabling solutions for South Korea’s Incheon International Airport

Paris, January 3, 2007 – Nexans has been awarded a 5.91 million Euro contract by the Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC) to supply LANmark fibre optic and copper network cabling solutions for the Phase II expansion project of South Korea’s largest airport.
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