Press releases 2002

Nexans wins a contract worth 12 million euros for the supply of special cables to Romania

Paris, May 15, 2002 ' Nexans has been awarded a contract in Romania by the national power company Nuclearelectrica SA.
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Swiss Life assures its future with Nexans

Paris, March 26, 2002 - Nexans has secured a contract with Swiss Life, the UK's most successful insurance company, for the supply of its LANmark 6 cabling solution.
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Nexans powers-up Daydream Island

Paris, April 9, 2002 ' Nexans has been awarded a contract for the supply of 4,720 metres of 6.35/11kV, 3-core copper conductor, steel wire-armoured submarine energy cable to Daydream Island in Australia.
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Shell awards additional umbilical cable to Nexans

Paris, March 19, 2002 ' Nexans has been awarded an additional umbilical cable of 43.4 km length to the Nakika host for Shell's Coulomb field.
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The Mont-Blanc Tunnel: Nexans supplies the safety cables

Paris, March 11, 2002 - Nexans has supplied the safety cables installed in the Mont-Blanc Tunnel.
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Nexans wins a contract worth 24 million euros for the supply of high-voltage power cables to Kuwait

Paris, January 30, 2002 - Nexans has just won a 24 million euros contract in Kuwait for the supply and installation of several underground 132-kV LPOF high-voltage cable links in Kuwait City between the high-voltage substations of Mina Abdulla, Sabhan, Fantas, Ardilya, Fadous, Riqqee, Yarmouk, Al Rai, Omeriah, Almahdi and Hadiya.
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Nexans Awarded Contract by BP America Production Company for Deepwater Umbilicals*

Paris, June 4, 2002 ' Nexans has been awarded the 'Thunder Horse' and 'Atlantis' projects umbilicals as part of a Frame Agreement for the supply of umbilicals to BP America Production Company.
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GG45 standard ratified by IEC

Paris, April 17, 2002 ' By March 22nd, the Connector committee SC488 within the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) had to finally vote on the connector proposal from Nexans GG45.
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Nexans receives two CMS Awards of the year 2002 for its work in superconductivity

Paris, March 21, 2002 - Nexans has received two CMS 2002 Awards - one Crystal and one Gold - for its contribution to the CMS (Compact Muon Solenoid) Detector project.
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Nexans wins a contract worth 52 million euros for the supply of high-voltage power cables to Kuwait

Paris, April 24, 2002 - Nexans has just won a new 52 million euros contract in Kuwait for the supply and turnkey installation of several 300kV high voltage power cable connections in Kuwait City, between the Salmieh X substation and six other peripheral substations.
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Nexans to supply automotive wires to Ryosei

Paris, April 3, 2002 - Nexans has been awarded a contract by Ryosei Electro-Circuit Systems, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Cable, for the supply of automotive wires to Kyushu factory in Japan.
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Nexans equips the European probe Rosetta

Paris, August 6, 2002 - Nexans has produced electrical harnesses for the comet probe ROSETTA for ASTRIUM (United Kingdom and Germany), under a European Space Agency (ESA) contract.

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Nexans to supply umbilical cable to Norsk Hydro

Paris, January 21, 2002 ' Nexans has been awarded a contract, by Norsk Hydro, of approximately 11 million euros for the supply of umbilical cable to the Fram Vest project in the North Sea.
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Nexans Future Proofs UK Government Security Services

Paris, September 3, 2002 - Nexans has successfully teamed up with Unisys and BT on a project to supply a high performance LAN to one of the most demanding customers in the world, one of the UK's Security Agencies.
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Nexans buys PETRI, a medium and low-voltage cable accessories manufacturer, and sells AGRO AG, an electrical installation equipment manufacturer

Paris, June 10, 2002 ' Nexans has just concluded two structuring operations.
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Nexans buys back part of Alcatel's stake

Paris, October 30, 2002 ' At today's meeting, the Board of Directors of Nexans authorized the Group's management to buy back part of the stake in Nexans still held by Alcatel.
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Nexans supplies 400-kV cables and accessories for Germany's largest and most modern pumped storage power station

Hannover, November 2002 ' With an output of 1060 MW, the Goldisthal pumped storage power station presently under construction in the Thuringian district of Sonneberg/Germany, is the largest and most modern power station of that kind Europe...
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Nexans supplies 3000 Km of safety cables to Chantiers de l'Atlantique

Paris, October 14, 2002 - Nexans has won a new contract from Chantiers de l'Atlantique (Atlantic Shipyards), an Alstom subsidiary, for the supply and installation of over 3,000 kilometers of halogen free, flame retardant and/or fire resistant cables in the Queen Mary 2.
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Nexans wins contract helping to prevent the testing of nuclear weapons

Paris, December 5, 2002 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has signed a contract with the French Atomic Commission (CEA, Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique), for the supply of cables and equipment to a nuclear test ban monitoring project called, "HA4-Crohydro".
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Nexans signs an agreement in principle for the acquisition of Kukdong Electrical Wires Company

Paris, December 2, 2002 - Nexans and a group of shareholders of Kukdong Electrical Wires Company have reached an agreement in principle for the acquisition by Nexans of a controlling block of shares in the Korean cable manufacturer Kukdong Electrical Wires Company.
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Nexans launches 'e-learning' online training programme for data cabling systems

November 2002 - Nexans has developed a new training approach dedicated to data cabling systems, based on web 'e-learning', to supplement it's extensive range of independently recognized infrastructure courses.
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Nexans wins a 30 million euro contract for the integral supply of the cabling of the new Lötschberg railway tunnel (Switzerland)

Paris, November 26, 2002 - Nexans has been awarded a 30 million euro contract by the Swiss railway company BLS Alptransit for the supply of the high, medium and low-energy cables and all the optical fiber links to equip the first trans-Alpine rail link on the Basle-Milan axis.

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Nexans to supply 219 Km of fibre-optic submarine cable to Hyundai Heavy Industries

Paris, December 17, 2002 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, announced that it has won another contract from Asian giant, Hyundai Heavy Industries.
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Gérard Hauser, Chairman and CEO of Nexans, becomes President of the International Cablemakers Federation (ICF)

Paris, November 7, 2002 - Gérard Hauser* was elected President of the International Cablemakers Federation at its last meeting held in Beijing at the end of October.
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Nexans: power cables stand up well in a difficult economic climate

Paris, October 16, 2002 ' Nexans (Paris: NEX.PA) today announced third-quarter sales of 1,039 million euros. Sales for the first 9 months of the year were 3,267 million euros.
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Nexans: 1st quarter 2002 sales

Paris, April 22, 2002 - Nexans' Board of Directors met on April 19 under the chairmanship of Gérard Hauser.
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Nexans' half year results: Positive operating profit maintained, Management remains highly focused in a tough economic climate

Paris, July 22, 2002 - Nexans' Board of Directors met on July 19, 2002 under the chairmanship of Gérard Hauser to review Nexans' financial statements for the first half of the year.
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Nexans announces preliminary FY-2001 results: Capacity proven for fast reaction in a difficult economic context, but promising perspectives for improving profitability

Paris, February 13, 2002 ' Nexans' Board of Directors met on 12 February 2002 under the chairmanship of Gérard Hauser to review the Group's preliminary results for the 2001 financial year.
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