Press releases 2005

Véronique Guillot-Pelpel is appointed Senior Corporate Vice President Human Resources and Communications of Nexans

Paris, December 19, 2005 - As of February 1st, 2006, Véronique Guillot-Pelpel, Senior Corporate Vice President Communications since 2000, is appointed Corporate Vice President Human Resources and Communications of Nexans.
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Nexans wins an 18 Million Euros contract in Thailand

Paris, December 21, 2005 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has signed an 18 Million Euros contract with Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) to supply a submarine high voltage link between Khanom, on the mainland, and Ko Samui Island, Thailand’s third largest island, in the Gulf of Siam.
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Nexans wins a 171 million USD order to supply extra-high-voltage submarine link between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain

Paris, November 21, 2005 - Nexans announced today that it has won an order from Gulf Countries Council Interconnection Authority amounting to over 171 million USD.
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Nexans on board Venus Express

Paris, November 17, 2005 - Nexans has supplied the whole electric harness on board the Venus Express spacecraft, which was launched on November 9 from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
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Nexans leads co-operative project to develop 110 kV superconducting fault current limiters

Paris, November 16, 2005 - Nexans is leading a consortium to develop a superconducting fault current limiter, based on high temperature superconductors, for use on 110 kV networks.
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Nexans charters the specialized cable layer and construction vessel "Bourbon Skagerrak" for three years

Paris, November 7, 2005 – Nexans has entered into an agreement with Bourbon Cable AS securing control of the specialized cable layer and construction vessel "Bourbon Skagerrak".
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Nexans to deliver the world’s first subsea umbilical with integrated high voltage cable in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico

Paris, November 4, 2005 - Nexans has been awarded a 98 million NOK contract by BP America Production Company to design and manufacture the world’s first subsea ...
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2005 third-quarter sales: Strong operations and organic growth of 4.3%

Paris, October 25, 2005 – Consolidated sales for the Nexans Group in the third quarter of 2005 totaled 1,468 million euros
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Nexans supplies the world's first high temperature superconductor contactless bearing to go on test for an industrial application

Paris, September 21, 2005 - Nexans has supplied the world's first contactless bearing based on high-temperature superconductors to go on test for use in an industrial ...
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Nexans opens its first production plant in Russia

Moscow, September 26, 2005 – At a press conference held today in Moscow, Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, officially announced that it will build its first plant in Russia.
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Nexans and iTRACS Corporation® announce strategic global partnership to provide Intelligent Infrastructure Management Solutions

Paris, August 17, 2005 - Nexans and iTRACS Corporation have formed a strategic partnership to provide a wide range of intelligent infrastructure management (IIM) ...
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Nexans has signed the Joint Venture agreement with Superior Essex concerning its winding wires business in Europe

Paris, July 28, 2005 - Nexans announces today the signature of the Joint Venture agreement with Superior Essex concerning Nexans winding wires business in Europe (40% Nexans and 60% Superior Essex).
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Nexans sells its distribution activities in Norway to Ahlsell

Paris, July 21, 2005 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has signed an agreement with Ahlsell for the sale of its distribution activities located in Norway (Nexans Distribusjon AS)...
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First half results: Strong improvement in profitability

Paris, July 21, 2005 - The Board of Directors of Nexans, which met on July 20, 2005 under the chairmanship of Gérard Hauser, reviewed the Group's consolidated financial statements for the first half-year.
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Nexans to supply rolling stock cables for the Qinghai-Tibet Railway Project, a new line through China reaching 5, 072 meters above sea level

Paris, 29 June 2005 - Nexans, has been awarded an order by Bombardier-Sifang-Power Transportation Ltd. (BSP) to supply power and control cables for the high grade railway cars of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway Project.
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Nexans wins a 15 million Euro contract for the supply of fibre optic and copper cables to Atlas Telecom Network Romania

Paris, June 21, 2005 - Nexans has been awarded a 15 million Euro contract by Atlas Telecom Network Romania, a private Romanian telecom operator, ...
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Nexans creates new business unit - Nexans Intelligent Enterprise Solutions

June 20, 2005 - Nexans will create a new business unit under the management of Nexans Cabling Solutions called Nexans Intelligent Enterprise Solutions (IES), which will specialize in the development of products & services under the LANSense brand.
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Nexans: Global Expert in Aeronautics

Paris, June 9, 2005 - Nexans is proud to exhibit the industry's most comprehensive range of aeronautic cables at the 46th International Aeronautics and Space Exhibition in Paris Le Bourget (France).
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Annual Shareholders' Meeting of June 2, 2005

Paris, June 2, 2005 - The Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Nexans, held on June 2 and presided by Gérard Hauser, Chairman and CEO, approved the payment of a dividend of 0.50 euro per share, compared to 0.20 euro per share in 2004.
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Nexans wins a 20 Million Euros turnkey contract for an energy and telecommunication link between Greece and Corfu

Paris, 24 May 2005 - Nexans has been awarded by the Public Power Corporation of Greece a 20 Million Euros contract for the supply and installation of submarine and terrestrial cables which will link Sagiada (Greece) to Agios Vassilios (Corfu).
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Nexans: contract for a submarine cable in Alaska

OTC Houston, May 2, 2005 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has been awarded a contract of approximately 7.5 million USD, by Alaska Electric Light and Power (AEL&P), for the supply and installation of a 3 core 69 kV XLPE solid dielectric submarine cable.
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Nexans innovative Spider dredging system, levels the seabed at depths of 1,000 m before laying cables

OTC Houston, May 2, 2005 - Nexans has developed a new steep terrain dredger/ sub-sea intervention vehicle for the demanding seafloor terrain of the Ormen Lange gas field on the Norwegian continental shelf.
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2005 first quarter sales: Continued increase in sales on a comparable scope of consolidation

Paris, April 20, 2005 - Nexans announces sales of 1,166 million euros (at current metal prices*) for the first quarter of 2005.
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Nexans wins 50 million Euro umbilical contract for Dolphin Gas Project

Paris, April 12, 2005 - Nexans has been awarded a 50 million Euro contract by Dolphin Energy to manufacture and install the chemical injection/control umbilicals for the Dolphin Gas project in the Middle East.
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Nexans opens a new special cables plant in Shanghai, China

Shanghai, April 6, 2005 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has held a grand opening ceremony, in presence of Gérard Hauser, CEO of the Group, to mark the official start of production at its 22 million Euros special cable plant in Shanghai, China.

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Nexans launches LANmark EVO Snap-in Connectors

Paris, March 22, 2005 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, announces the new generation of LANmark snap-in connectors: LANmark EVO.
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Nexans wins a contract worth around 22 million Euros for submarine trenching services in the Ormen Lange gas field

Paris, March 18, 2005 - Nexans, has been awarded a project worth around 22 million Euros for trenching services, by Hydro for two MEG pipelines and two umbilical cables.
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Change in the structure of Nexans' share capital

Paris, March 16, 2005 - Further to the investment operation of today, the whole of Alcatel's shareholding in Nexans has been acquired by French and foreign investors
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Nexans awarded submarine cable contract for Barrow Offshore Windfarm in United Kingdom

Paris, 3 March 2005 -  Nexans will supply Offshore Windfarm (BOW) a 27.5 km 132 kV transmission cable, 22km of 33 kV infield cables and offshore/onshore site services.
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NorNed: Nexans signs a 51 million Euros project with Statnett

Paris, February 14, 2005 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has concluded an agreement with Statnett
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em2c headquarters is Europe's first building to be equipped with a Nexans Plastic Optical Fibre network

Paris, February 8, 2005 - Nexans has installed a complete Plastic Optical Fibre (POF) cabling solution for the headquarters of em2c, a provider of corporate real estate solutions based in Lyon (France).
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Nexans' estimated 2004 results

Paris, February 3, 2005 - Solid results and a highly encouraging performance.
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Nexans: contract with Perenco in West Africa

Paris, 24 January 2005 - Nexans has been awarded a contract worth approximately 9 million Euros by Perenco, to deliver power and control cables for the development of its oil fields, off the coast of Gabon, West Africa.
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Nexans signs an exclusive cooperation agreement for plastic-metal composite pipe production

Paris, 17 January 2005 - Nexans announces that its Machinery unit based in Hanover in Germany has signed an exclusive cooperation agreement with the Austrian company Cincinnati Extrusion GmbH. This agreement concerns the sale of equipment used to manufacture plastic-metal composite pipes.
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Nexans to install the world's first 420kV XLPE submarine power cable for the Ormen Lange development

Paris, 10 January 2005 - Nexans, has won a contract worth around Euros 15 million to manufacture and install the world's first 420kV XLPE (cross-linked polyethylene) submarine power cable for the ongoing development of the Ormen Lange gas field on the Norwegian continental shelf.

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