Press Releases

Preparatory information and documents for the Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting of May 11, 2017

The Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on Thursday May 11, 2017 at 2.30 p.m., at Palais des Congrès, Auditorium Havane (2, place de la Porte Maillot, Paris 17th).

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Prospectus related to bond issue

03/04/17

Paris, April 3rd, 2017 – The prospectus for admission to trading on the regulated market of Euronext Paris of a bond of € 200 million bearing interest at 2.75% per annum and maturing on April 5, 2024, was approved by the AMF under number 17-130.

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Successful placement of a bond issue in the amount of 200 milion euros, maturity April 5, 2024

29/03/17

Nexans successfully placed a € 200 million bond issue today. This fixed rated issue has a maturity of 7-years (April 5, 2024 term) and an annual coupon of 2.75 % p.a..

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Nexans' 2016 Registration Document

20/03/17

The 2016 Registration document has been filed with the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) on March 20, 2017.

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2016 Full-Year Results

09/02/17

Paris, February 9, 2017 – Today, Nexans published its financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2016, as approved by the Board of Directors at its February 8, 2017 meeting chaired by Georges Chodron de Courcel.

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Nexans’ HV cables to connect ScottishPower Renewables’ 714 MW wind farm to shore

ScottishPower Renewables has chosen Nexans’ submarine cables to carry energy onshore from its new 714 MW East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm.

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Nexans secures around € 300 million contract to supply LV cables for infrastructure projects in Qatar through its QICC JV with Al Mirqab capital

27/12/16

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa), has recently signed a contract with Nexans for power cables.

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Nexans integrates its Russian activities into its local partner Impex Electro

16/12/16

Nexans keeps its current minority shareholding in Impex Electro.

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2016 Third-Quarter Financial Information

04/11/16

Paris, November 4, 2016 – Today, Nexans announced its sales for the third quarter of 2016

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Nexans to supply cables for the world's first 66 kV offshore wind farm

Nexans cable technology has been selected by VBMS for the world’s first 66 kV offshore wind farm.

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Nexans is ready for the European Construction Products Regulation (CPR)

The Construction Products Regulation (CPR) came into force for cables on June 10 2016.

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Nexans drives the transition to higher Voltage wind farm networks

Nexans is pioneering a step-change in the renewables industry as wind farm operators switch to higher voltage inter-array networks that boost their output capacity while utilising cost-effective, robust and easy to install cable systems. the new 72.5 kv accessories complement the previous development of nexans’ high-voltage inter-array cables.

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Nexans achieves two world records for deepest and longest 420 kV XLPE submarine cable system for Norway’s BKK grid connection

BKK Nett AS will soon be the operator of a recording breaking subsea power link as Nexans just completed a project to install the world’s longest and deepest 420 kV XLPE (cross-linked polyethylene) insulated submarine cable system.

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Nexans cables to connect Beatrice Offshore Windfarm to the Scottish grid

25/05/16

Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd has chosen a consortium of Nexans and Siemens Transmission and Distribution Ltd to supply a transmission system to connect its new wind farm off the coast of Scotland to the grid.

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Prospectus related to bond issue

24/05/16

Paris, May 24, 2016 – The prospectus for admission to trading on the regulated market of Euronext Paris of a bond of € 250 million bearing interest at 3.25% per annum and maturing on May 26, 2021, was approved by the AMF under number 16-199.

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Successful placement of a bond issue in the amount of 250 million euros, maturity May 26, 2021

19/05/16

Nexans successfully placed a € 250 million bond issue today. This fixed rated issue has a maturity of 5-years.

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Mixed shareholders' meeting of May 12, 2016

12/05/16

Paris, May 12, 2016 - Nexans Mixed Shareholders’, held on May 12, 2016, approved all resolutions proposed to the shareholders by the Board of Directors.

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2016 First-Quarter Financial Information

03/05/16

Paris, May 3, 2016 – Today, Nexans announced that its sales for the first quarter of 2016 amounted to 1,433 million euros

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Nexans launching new low voltage WINDLINK® aluminum torsion-resistant loop cable solution for wind turbines

02/05/16

Transportation of energy inside wind turbines is set to become more cost effective with Nexans’ new solution in low voltage aluminum loop cables and associated accessories.

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7th international share offering reserved for Nexans Group employees

20/04/16

Nexans announced on February 18, 2016 the implementation of new employee shareholding plan.

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Nexans cables to bring Internet to Amazon Rainforest

Brazil’s Connected Amazonia Program will include Nexans submarine fibre optic cables.

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Nexans and G2mobility sign a strategic partnership for EV charging solutions.

11/04/16

G2mobility has signed an industrial and commercial partnership with the Nexans Group to accelerate the deployment of EV charging infrastructure in France and around the world.

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Nexans to close its cable factory dedicated to the Defense Market in the US

31/03/16

Nexans has announced that its US Subsidiary based in Elm City, North Carolina has decided to close its cable factory  focused on the production of defense wires and cables.

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Publication of Nexans 2015 Management Report

23/03/16

Paris, March 23rd, 2016 –Further to the Nexans Group’s 2015 annual results press release on February 18, 2016, you can now consult the 2015 management report on Nexans website: www.nexans.com, under the “Regulatory required information” section.

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Nexans introduces 'Smart Choices for Digital Infrastructure'

14/03/16

Launch of new Data Centre solutions

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Birmingham’s power grid is now reinforced with Nexans’ superconducting fault current limiters

Western Power Distribution has integrated two superconducting fault current limiters (sFCL) from Nexans into Birmingham’s power grid.

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2015 Full-Year Results

18/02/16

Paris, February 18, 2016 – Today, Nexans published its financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2015, as approved on February 17, 2016 by the Board of Directors under the Chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent.

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Chair of Nexans’ Board of Directors

17/02/16

Paris, February 17, 2016 - During the Board of Directors meeting on February 17th 2016, Frédéric Vincent announced his decision to end his term as Chairman of the company and as director effective 31st March 2016 and to retire.

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Statoil chooses Nexans to supply cables for the world's first floating wind farm

Statoil has awarded Nexans the contract to supply static and dynamic cabling and associated accessories for the world’s first floating wind farm,

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Nexans renews a revolving credit facility worth 600 million euros

17/12/15

On December 14th 2015, Nexans signed a € 600 million Revolving Credit Facility with 11 of its core banks for a period of five years, thereby extending the tenor of the Group’s access to liquidity until 2020.

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Nexans concludes the divestment of its Argentinean activities

02/12/15

Following the agreement signed end of October 2015, Nexans confirms that it has concluded, as of December 1st, the divestment of its Argentinean activities to the group which controls the cable manufacturer Cimet in Argentina.

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Appointment of Mrs Kathleen Wantz-O’Rourke as censor

The Nexans Board of Directors decided today to appoint Mrs. Kathleen Wantz-O’Rourke as censor with a view to proposing her candidature as member of the Board of Directors to the 2016 shareholders’ general meeting.

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Antitrust investigation update

03/11/15

Paris, November 3, 2015 - Nexans announces that the investigation by the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division into the submarine and underground power cable industry, previously disclosed by Nexans, has been closed without prosecution or sanction against any Nexans group company.

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Nexans sells its Argentinean activities to a local player

02/11/15

Nexans announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Argentinean operations and expects to close this transaction by the end of November 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.

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2015 Third-Quarter Financial Information

16/10/15

Today, Nexans announced its sales for the third quarter of 2015.

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Nexans unveils new certified iGigaswitch Series allowing streamlined communications between electrical devices

Nexans has released the world’s first KEMA IEC 61850 certified iGigaswitch Series, compatible across similarly certified components from any manufacturer allowing for smarter and faster interchangeability.

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2015 First-Half Results

29/07/15

Paris, July 29, 2015 – The Nexans Board of Directors meeting chaired by Frédéric Vincent on July 28, 2015 approved the Group's condensed consolidated financial statements for the first half of 2015.

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NSN Link will interconnect Nordic and British energy markets with the world’s longest subsea power link incorporating Nexans’ HVDC cable technology

Power interconnection beneath the North Sea will enable Norway and UK to share up to 1400 MW of green energy from 2021 onwards.
Statnett SF and National Grid has awarded Nexans a contract valued at around Euros 340 million to deliver the subsea cable on the Norwegian side.

 

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Nexans preparing for incoming Construction Products Regulation (CPR)

Construction Products Regulation will define how cables used in construction will react to fire.

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Nexans always at the forefront of aerospace technology with the most complete offer

15/06/15

Nexans is launching its whitepaper looking at the future of cabling in aerospace at the 2015 Paris Air Show.

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The Nexans Group plans to reorganize business in Europe to support competitiveness

A study for a new savings project in Europe has been launched.

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Decision not to issue a bond due to the volatility and the pricing conditions prevailing in the market

29/05/15

Considering the volatility and the pricing conditions prevailing in the market, Nexans has today decided not to proceed with a debt capital markets transaction at this point.

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Not for distribution directly or indirectly in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan / Bond issue project

26/05/15

Nexans has today launched the process of roadshow meetings with fixed income investors and, subject to market conditions, a bond issue may follow.

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Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting held on May 5, 2015

05/05/15

Paris, May 5, 2015 – Nexans Mixed Shareholders’, held on May 5, 2015  approved all the twenty-nine resolutions proposed to the shareholders by the Board of Directors.

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2015 First-Quarter Financial Information

28/04/15

Today, Nexans announced first-quarter 2015 sales of 1,601 million euros at current metal prices (versus 1,560 million euros in the first three months of 2014). At constant metal prices, first quarter sales came in at 1,172 million euros, representing year-on-year organic growth of 1.8%.

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Statoil’s Gullfaks subsea compression station powered by Nexans umbilicals

The Statoil operated Gullfaks gas field in the Norwegian Sea will rely on Nexans’ innovative power umbilicals combining power, fiber-optic and hydraulic lines in a single cross section.

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Nexans’ temporary site cables reduce disconnecting times

Temporary site cables are custom-made, quick-connectable cables for temporary use in the high-voltage network, for example, during repair work on overhead lines or in transformer stations when converting networks.

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Nexans’ 2014 Registration Document - Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting of May 5, 2015

30/03/15

The 2014 Registration document has been filed with the AMF on March 27, 2015 - The Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on Tuesday May 5, 2015.

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Elia selects Nexans’ proven cable expertise for Stevin project to reinforce Belgium’s high voltage grid.

Elia, the Belgian Transmission System Operator (TSO), will rely on Nexans extra-high voltage cable systems for the major Stevin project to reinforce Belgium’s high voltage power grid.

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2014 Full-Year Results

13/02/15

Paris, February 13, 2015 – Today, Nexans published its financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2014, as approved on February 12, 2015 by the Board of Directors under the Chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent.

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NordLink HVDC interconnector between Norway and Germany will use Nexans’ subsea power cables

The Norwegian and German power grids will be able to share green energy directly for the first time thanks to Nexans submarine HVDC (high voltage direct current) cables to be installed as part of the NordLink project.

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Results of impairment tests of certain assets for the financial year 2014

22/01/15

Recognition of an impairment of € 197 million (with no cash impact)

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Nexans delivers first batch of the world’s largest DEH system to BP-operated Shah Deniz Stage 2 development project.

Nexans, world leader in DEH, was awarded the contract for complete system design and delivery of the subsea DEH system in 2012 following a comprehensive pre-engineering program

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Nexans’ cables to enhance fire safety for world’s largest cruise ship

STX France and subcontractors have ordered over 5000 km of Nexans’ Shiplink® fire resistant cables for the third Oasis class ship

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Nexans’ deepest power umbilicals installed in the Gulf of Mexico

At a water depth of 2,100 meters, the Chevron-operated Jack and St. Malo oil and gas fields are the deepest installation to date for Nexans’ innovative power umbilicals that integrate HV power supply and umbilical functions within a single cable cross-section.

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Nexans technical conference opens up options for data centre efficiency

10/12/14

Data centres make up 3% of the world’s total energy consumption but designers can significantly reduce the carbon footprint, according the Nexans technical conference this week.

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Nexans introduces durable, flexible CAT 6A Ethernet cable for industrial automation applications

Nexans is introducing its Category 6A cable, designed for automation applications. The new cable is able to carry 10 GBit/s while offering the exceptional durability and flexibility essential for drag chain installations.

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Nexans technical conference to look at energy saving for data centers

12/11/14

Nexans will host its data center conference in Paris on December 1st, 2014.

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2014 Third-Quarter Financial Information

05/11/14

Today, Nexans announced its sales for the third quarter of 2014.

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Nexans demonstrates the 3rd generation of Power Line Communications (PLC) technology for smart grid at European Utility Week

Nexans demonstrates its smart grid power line communications (PLC) solutions at European Utility Week this week.

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Nexans technical conference sheds light on new fire safety cable regulation

Recent and upcoming legislation at Belgian and European levels  mean major changes for the construction industry

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Nexans’ refitted cable ship sets sail from Norway loaded with the world's longest 3-core submarine power cable

The cable will create a new 100 MW power connection between Ibiza and Mallorca. At 119 km it is the world’s longest 3-phase XLPE submarine cable, weighing almost 7,000 tonnes. To carry and install the cable, Nexans' own cable ship, the C/S Nexans Skagerrak, has received a major refit.

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6th international share offering reserved for Nexans Group employees

14/10/14

Nexans announced on May 15, 2014 the implementation of new employee shareholding plan.

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Nexans announces its new governance structure and the acceleration of its strategic action plans to pave the way for the future

01/10/14

Nexans is now represented by the recently-formed executive team led by
Arnaud Poupart-Lafarge, Chief Executive Officer.  His new , leaner Management Board was chosen to have new members, tried and tested operational experience, and a focus on driving performance and transforming the Group.

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Eco2charge: a project designed to accelerate the deployment of electric vehicles

18/09/14

Paris, September 18, 2014 – The Eco2charge project aims at supporting the development of electric vehicles (EV) by accelerating the deployment of EV charging infrastructures in buildings, campuses and eco-districts by the end of 2016. These facilities will thus complement roadside charging stations and enable users to charge their EV’s at their workplace, in their neighbourhood or at public or private charging points (at railway stations, supermarkets, public parking areas, etc.).

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Nexans to host fire safety cable conference addressing challenges of materials, legislation and liability

15/09/14

Nexans will host its first fire safety cable conference in Brussels on 23 October 2014.

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DONG Energy concludes another framework agreement for offshore array cables with Nexans

DONG Energy in Denmark and Nexans signed on July 1, 2014 a new framework agreement for the delivery of up to 1,750 kilometres of submarine cables for wind farms off the British coast.

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Nexans awarded Carbon Trust funding to accelerate further development of offshore wind inter-array cables

Nexans will expand and accelerate its qualification program to bring new 66kV inter-array offshore wind cables to market with the support of Carbon Trust funds as part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator.

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2014 First-Half Results

25/07/14

Paris, July 25, 2014 – The Nexans Board of Directors meeting chaired by Frédéric Vincent on July 24, 2014, approved the Group's condensed consolidated financial statements for the first half of 2014.

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Nexans facilitates the daily work of the professional electricians thanks to EASYCALC™, its free and new cable sizing tool

Nexans announces the launch of EASYCALC™, a free new cable sizing tool.

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Nexans establishes a Scientific Committee to boost innovation

Nexans has established a new Scientific Committee to boost innovation and further differentiate its cable products and technologies.

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New governance principles for the long-term partnership between Invexans and Nexans

Paris, May 22, 2014 – The Board met on May 22, 2014 under the Chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent to examine a request by Invexans, a Quiñenco subsidiary, to terminate their agreement dated March 27, 2011, as modified by the amendment of November 26, 2012.

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Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting held on May 15, 2014

15/05/14

Paris, May 15, 2014 – Nexans Mixed Shareholders’, held on May 15, 2014, approved all resolutions proposed to the shareholders by the Board of Directors.

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Press release

15/05/14

Paris, May 15, 2014 – The Board met this day under the Chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent. Pursuant to the Chairman’s proposal, the Board decided to split the duties of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.

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2014 First-Quarter Financial Information

06/05/14

First-quarter 2014 performance in line with the Group's transformation plan. Continued implementation of strategic initiatives.

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Nexans’ 2013 Registration document - Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting of May 15th, 2014

07/04/14

Renewal and appointment of Directors
Proposed amendment to the Articles of Association to exclude double voting rights

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Press release

02/04/14

Paris, April 2nd 2014 – Nexans has been informed of the European Commission decision announced today following its investigation into alleged anti-competitive behavior of cable manufacturers in the high voltage submarine and underground power cable sector

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Governance – Evolution of the composition of the Board of Directors

01/04/14

Paris, April 1st, 2014 – The Board of Directors, chaired by Frédéric Vincent, met on March 31, 2014 to approve the resolutions to be submitted to the shareholders at the annual shareholders’ meeting of May 15, 2014.

 

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Nexans’ supplies two superconducting fault current limiters for permanent use on Birmingham's distribution network

31/03/14

Western Power Distribution (WPD)  is future-proofing the power distribution network in Birmingham, the UK’s ‘Second City’, by installing two Nexans superconducting fault current limiters.

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Airbus selects Nexans as main cable supplier for the next 5 years

25/03/14

Airbus is relying on Nexans’ innovative cable technology. In a new, five-year, global supply contract, worth around Euro 200 million, Nexans will design, manufacture and supply 130,000 km of specialized cables for Airbus modern aircraft family from the single-aisle A320 Neo, the A350 series up to the flagship double-deck A380.

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Global Marine to rely on Nexans’ fibre optic cables for major subsea telecommunications projects in Northern Europe

Global Marine Systems has ordered Nexans’ fibre optic cable for three major telecommunications projects in Northern Europe.

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2013 Full-Year Results

11/02/14

Paris, February 11, 2014 - At its meeting on February 10, 2014, the Nexans Board of Directors, chaired by Frédéric Vincent, approved the Group's financial statements for 2013.

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RWE presents Nexans with 2013 Supplier Award for Innovation for AmpaCity superconductor project

RWE has just presented Nexans with a prestigious supplier award for innovation.

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Nexans cable plays a starring role at Pinewood Studios, United Kingdom

16/12/13

Pinewood Studios has made a smooth transition to High Definition (HD) film and TV production by upgrading to Nexans’ network cabling solutions.

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Nexans cables to reinforce Sweden’s rail infrastructure after agreement with Trafikverket

Sweden’s rail infrastructure is set to receive a major boost in reliability after Trafikverket, the country’s transport administration, agreed a new framework agreement with Nexans.

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Successful completion of Nexans’ rights offering of approximately 284 million euros

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France’s RTE trials Nexans’ innovative carbon fibre composite overhead line technology in a European first

30/10/13

RTE, France’s electricity transmission system operator (TSO), is trialing a new type of overhead power line using Nexans’ carbon fibre composite technolog.

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2013 Third-Quarter Financial Information and Group Initiatives

15/10/13

Paris, October 15, 2013 – Nexans today announced that its sales for the third quarter of 2013 amounted to 1,655 million euros at current metal prices.

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Nexans awarded 9 million Euro cable contract for China’s Tianwan nuclear power plant

27/09/13

Nexans has been awarded a 9 million Euro turnkey contract by China National Nuclear Corporation to supply power cables and accessories for the construction of the second phase of the Tianwan nuclear power plant

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Nexans umbilicals chosen by Statoil for Gullfaks Rimfaksdalen gas project in the Norwegian North Sea

Nexans has been awarded an 8 million Euro contract by Statoil to supply the static umbilicals for the Gullfaks Rimfaksdalen project in the Norwegian North Sea.

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Nexans to make the vital EHV connections for European TSOs

27/08/13

Nexans, a worldwide expert in the cable industry, has been awarded contracts worth a total of over Euros 20 million to design, manufacture and install EHV (Extra High Voltage) cable systems for two of Europe’s leading TSOs

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Nexans has been awarded a subsea cable contract in excess of Euro 120 million by Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission

27/08/13

Nexans has been awarded a contract worth in excess of Euro 120 million by Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission plc to supply and install a subsea power link to upgrade the electricity transmission network between Kintyre peninsula and the continent in Southwest of Scottland.

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Nexans wins power umbilical contract from OneSubsea for ExxonMobil’s Julia oil field project in deepwater Gulf of Mexico

27/08/13

Nexans has been awarded a major contract by OneSubsea to design, manufacture and supply an integrated power umbilical solution and associated termination hardware for Exxon Mobil Corporation’s Julia oil field development in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

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2013 First-Half Year Results

25/07/13

Paris, July 25, 2013 – The Nexans Board of Directors meeting on July 24, 2013, under the chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent, approved the Group’s consolidated financial statements for the first half of 2013.

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Arnaud Poupart-Lafarge appointed Chief Operating Officer of Nexans

10/07/13

Nexans announces the appointment of Arnaud Poupart-Lafarge, 47 years old, as Chief Operating Officer reporting to Frédéric Vincent, Nexans’ Chairman and CEO.

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Nexans launches innovative FTTA cable solutions for new generation mobile network sites

01/07/13

Nexans has launched an innovative range of FTTA (Fiber to the Antenna) solutions developed specifically to provide the vital fast data connection between the base transmitter station (BTS) and the antennas or remote radio units (RRUs) as telecom operators roll out their new 4G/LTE mobile networks.

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Nexans wins 36 million euro frame contract to supply power cables to Belgian railway operator Infrabel

01/07/13

Nexans has just signed a 36 million euro frame contract with Infrabel, the Belgian railway operator, to supply 1 kV power distribution cables for network refurbishment projects over the next two years.

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Nexans showcases innovative weight-saving cable solutions developed to improve aircraft performance

01/07/13

Nexans places a key emphasis on constant innovation to meet the changing needs of OEM customers, who increasingly demand ever lighter and smaller cables that still maintain maximum performance, safety and reliability.

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Danish hospitals choose Nexans as partner for next generation fiber optic networks

Moenchengladbach, May 22, 2013 – The Central Denmark Region has awarded Nexans a multi-year frame agreement for the delivery of 10.000 Ethernet microswitch devices. These access switches are the key component in an innovative fiber based Local Area Network (LAN) cabling concept.

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Mixed General Shareholders’ Meeting held on May 14, 2013: Adoption of all resolutions proposed to vote

Nexans’ Mixed General Shareholders’ Meeting, held on May 14, 2013, has approved all resolutions proposed to vote.

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Subsea 7 takes Nexans DEH system deeper than ever before for Chevron’s Lianzi project

13/05/13

Nexans has been awarded a 25 million Euro contract by Subsea 7 construction and services to the offshore energy industry, to design and manufacture the direct electrical heating (DEH) system for the subsea pipelines serving the Lianzi oil field development located in a unitized offshore zone between the Republic of Congo and the Republic of Angola.

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Nexans building cables offer receives Singapore Green Building Council certification

29/04/13

Nexans is the world’s first cable company to achieve the coveted Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) certification for its building cables.

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2013 First-Quarter Financial Information

25/04/13

Paris, April 25, 2013 – Nexans today announced 2013 first-quarter sales of 1.668 billion euros, that is, 1.130 billion euros at constant non-ferrous metal prices

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Nexans cables to reinforce Beijing’s intra-city high voltage underground power cables

23/04/13

Nexans has been awarded an 11 million Euro contract by the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) to supply a high voltage power cable system that will help the Beijing Electric Power Corporation support the future development and extension of the power transmission infrastructure in China’s capital city.

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Type testing of the recently developed superconductor cable for the “AmpaCity” project successfully completed

23/04/13

With the handover of the test certificate for a high-temperature superconductor (HTS) cable system, Nexans and RWE Deutschland AG will mark the completion of the 18-month development phase in the “AmpaCity” project on 11 March 2013.

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Nexans’ 2012 Registration document
Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting of May 14th, 2013

04/04/13

Nexans’ 2012 Registration document has been registered with the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) on April 3, 2013. Nexans Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 at 3.00 pm in the Claude Levi-Strauss theatre of the quai Branly museum.

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Nexans announces the creation of the ‘Nexans Foundation’

25/03/13

Nexans today announced the establishment of the ‘Nexans Foundation’, a common platform for all its corporate sponsorship activities.

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Nexans delivers medium-voltage submarine cables for Westermost Rough wind farm

25/02/13

Westermost Rough Ltd, London, and Nexans recently signed an agreement for the delivery and assembly of medium-voltage submarine cables for the Westermost Rough wind farm, which is to be built eight kilometres off the Holderness coast in Yorkshire.

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Nexans to supply innovative aerial extractable cable solution to help DST Telecom roll out FTTH to rural regions of Portugal

19/02/13

Nexans has been awarded a major, three-year, contract by Portugal’s DST Telecom Group to supply an aerial extractable cable system to deploy high-speed broadband fibre to the home (FTTH) in rural areas of the country.

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2012 Full-Year Results

07/02/13

Paris, February 7, 2013 - The Nexans Board of Directors meeting on February 6, 2013, under the chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent, approved the Financial Statements for 2012.

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Nexans umbilicals for Statoil’s Norwegian offshore fields

09/01/13

Nexans has been awarded a 45 million Euro contract by Statoil to supply static and dynamic umbilicals for three fast-track projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf - the Oseberg Delta field (North Sea), the Snøhvit gas field (Barents Sea) and the Smørbukk Sør (Norwegian Sea).

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Successful placement of a bond issue in the amount of 250 million euros, maturity March 19, 2018

13/12/12

Paris, December 13, 2012 – Nexans successfully placed a € 250 million bond issue yesterday. This issue will diversify its sources of funding and lengthen its average debt maturity.

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Increase in the Limit and Flexibility of Group financing

07/12/12

The Group has increased its committed credit facility (initially for an amount of €540 million for 5 years maturing in November 2016) to €600 million by introducing a new lender for the remaining term.

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Power Line Communication make a Smarter Grid

03/12/12

Highlight of G3-PLC conference is a practical demonstration of Nexans’ innovative PLC solutions for Smarter Grid applications

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Nexans awarded first CORE-TAG® anti-theft cable technology contract by SNCF for the network of Réseau Ferré de France (RFF)

27/11/12

Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer (SNCF) has awarded Nexans its first contract to design and manufacture specialised rail cable that includes the new CORE-TAG® anti-theft cable technology.

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Signing of an amendment to the agreement with Madeco allowing Madeco to consolidate its position as reference shareholder

27/11/12

Paris, November 27, 2012 – Nexans (the “Company”) announces the signing, on November 26, of an amendment to the agreement entered into on March 27, 2011 with its main shareholder, the Chilean group Madeco, which today holds approximately 22.5% of the share capital and voting rights of the Company.

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Nexans wins major subsea cable contract for Terna’s new HVDC power interconnection between Italy and Montenegro

19/11/12

Extensive expertise and capability in the delivery of high profile HVDC interconnection projects proves critical as Nexans secures its largest ever subsea cable contract

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Nexans launches a high-density multifiber optical cabling solution

06/11/12

With its 1008-fiber technology, Nexans establishes its position as a key player in the urban FTTH infrastructure sector

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Nexans has launched enhanced customer-oriented website

06/11/12

Nexans has launched a revised and enhanced version of its corporate website (www.nexans.com) and its global variants with a new look and feel that provides improved functionality for customers and stakeholders.

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2012 third quarter financial information

22/10/12

Paris, October 22, 2012 – Nexans today announced 2012 third-quarter sales of 1,819 million euros

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Nexans secures 10-year global frame agreement with BP to supply umbilicals and pipeline heating systems for global oil and gas projects

10/10/12

Nexans has secured a 10-year global frame agreement with BP International Limited, UK to supply umbilicals, DEH (direct electrical heating) systems, accessories and services for various oil and gas projects worldwide.

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Press release

Paris, September 28, 2012. Following receipt of expressions of interest, Nexans is exploring the possibility of the sale of its Berk-Tek copper and fiber cable activity in the US.

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Nexans unveils its anti-theft cable solutions at InnoTrans 2012

Nexans is launching its new anti-theft cable solutions at InnoTrans – which promises to help network operators reduce the high volume of copper cables theft along their railway networks.

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Nexans concludes its acquisition of the power cable business of Shandong Yanggu Cables Group in China

Nexans announced today its acquisition of a 75% stake in the Shandong Yanggu New Rihui joint-venture, alongside its historical shareholder.

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2012 First Half-Year Results

25/07/12

Paris, July 25, 2012 – The Nexans Board of Directors met on July 24, 2012, under the chairmanship of Frédéric Vincent, to approve the Group’s consolidated financial statements for the first half of 2012.

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Nexans rolls out green wooden cable drum return programme

Nexans continues to reinforce its commitment to sustainable development by rolling out a new programme to collect and reuse its wooden cable drums.

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Nexans awarded 16 million Euro umbilical contract by Statoil

20/06/12

Nexans has secured a 16 million Euro contract with Statoil to engineer and supply a 16.5km subsea power umbilical that will be used to connect the Gullfaks C platform in the North Sea to its subsea compression and processing equipment.

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Nexans to launch an increase in capital reserved for its employees

16/05/12

Paris, May 16, 2012 – Nexans announced on February 8, 2012 the implementation of a new employee shareholding plan. This press release aims to detail certain features of the capital increase reserved for Group employees.

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Mixed General Shareholders’ Meeting held on May 15, 2012: Adoption of all resolutions proposed to vote Renewal of the Chairman and CEO mandate

Paris, May 15, 2012 – Nexans’ Mixed General Shareholders’ Meeting, held on May 15, 2012, has approved all resolutions proposed to vote. The results of the vote will be available online on Nexans’ website at www.nexans.com/ag2012 in the coming days.

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2012 First Quarter Financial Information

25/04/12

Paris, April 25, 2012 – Nexans today announced 2012 first-quarter sales of 1,752 million euros.

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Nexans wins over 50 million Euro contract to supply high-voltage power cable for Northwind offshore wind farm

10/04/12

Nexans has won a contract worth more than 50 million Euro to supply a total of 57 km of high-voltage subsea power export cables to Northwind NV in the North Sea.

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Nexans’ 2011 Registration document - Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting of May 15, 2012

05/04/12

Paris, April 5, 2012 – Nexans’ 2011 Registration document has been registered with the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) on April 4, 2012. It is available to the public in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and is available online on Nexans’ website

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RWE Deutschland, Nexans and KIT launch “AmpaCity” project: the world’s longest superconductor system to replace inner-city high-voltage cable

29/02/12

The “AmpaCity” project has been kicked off: The RWE Group and its partners are just about to replace a 1-kilometre-long high-voltage cable connecting two transformer stations in the Ruhr city of Essen with a state-of-the-art superconductor solution.

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2011 Full-Year Results

08/02/12

Paris, February 8, 2012 - The Nexans Board of Directors meeting on February 7, 2012, chaired by Frédéric Vincent, approved the Financial Statements for 2011.

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Nexans goes live on grid with world’s first fault current limiter based on second-generation superconductors

17/01/12

Nexans has successfully commissioned the world’s first resistive superconducting fault current limiter (SFCL) based on second-generation superconductor tapes.

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Nexans is to supply 130 kilometres of URC-1* cable containing 96 fibres, to Emerald Bridge Fibre Ltd, for its Anglesey-Dublin connection

31/10/11

Nexans has been awarded a contract to supply 130 kilometres of URC-1 cable to Emerald Bridge Fibres Ltd.

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2011 Third Quarter Financial Information

27/10/11

Paris, October 27, 2011 – Nexans today announced 2011 third quarter sales of 1,711 million euros (at current non-ferrous metal prices), or 1,127 million euros at constant non-ferrous metal prices*, which corresponds to organic growth of 3.9%**.

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Nexans aviation cables meet the data transmission challenges of new generation aircraft

19/10/11

Nexans is showcasing its latest state-of-the-art data transmission cables developed to meet the ever increasing demand from aircraft manufacturers for enhanced data handling capacity.

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Industry leaders successfully demonstrate transmission voltage superconductor fault current limiter

19/10/11

Nexans, Siemens and American Superconductor Corporation today announced the successful qualification of a transmission voltage resistive fault current limiter (FCL) that utilizes high temperature superconductor (HTS) wire.

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Nexans wins major power cable contract for Petrofac’s Turkmenistan gas field project

19/10/11

Nexans has been awarded a major contract by Petrofac, the international provider of facilities solutions to the oil & gas production and processing industries, to supply specialized low voltage (LV) cables for a gas field development project in Turkmenistan.

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Publication of the 2011 half-year financial report

09/08/11

Document available online.

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2011 First Half-Year Results

27/07/11

Confirmed strong business upturn, improvement of the operating margin

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Nexans wins two major railway infrastructure contracts in Switzerland worth a total of over 17 million euros

18/07/11

Nexans has been awarded two major contracts, worth a total of 17 million euros, by Switzerland’s CFF (Chemins de Fer Fédéraux) and the private railway company BLS (Bern-Lötschberg-Simplon), for the supply of railway safety and telecommunications equipment.

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Nexans signs agreement with the Shandong Yanggu Cables Group in China to acquire a majority stake in its power cable business

21/06/11

Nexans announced the signing of an agreement with the Shandong Yanggu Cable Group (“Shandong Yanggu”) to create a joint venture based on Shandong Yanggu’s power cable business in China.

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Nexans’ Shareholders’ Meeting: adoption of all resolutions proposed to vote

31/05/11

The Nexans Mixed Shareholders' Meeting chaired by Frédéric Vincent, Chairman and CEO, was held on May 31, 2011 at the quai Branly museum in Paris.

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Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting of May 31st, 2011 - Outlook for first half 2011 and confirmation of annual targets

31/05/11

The Group will present the outlook for first half 2011 at the Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting that will be held today at 3:00 p.m. at the musée du quai Branly in Paris (France). The meeting will be chaired by Frédéric Vincent, Chairman and CEO.

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Nexans provides NG² with specially engineered cable for innovative PLUG shoreside power system

Nexans is supplying specially designed power cables to NG² for its innovative PLUG shoreside power system that makes medium-voltage power connections between shore and ship a pushbutton operation.

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RenewableUK Offshore Wind Conference & Exhibition 2011 Review

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2011 First Quarter Financial Information

27/04/11

Paris, April 27, 2011 – Nexans today announced 2011 first quarter sales of 1,754 million euros.

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Nexans’ 2010 Registration document - Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting of May 31st, 2011

20/04/11

Paris, April 20, 2011 – Nexans’ 2010 Registration document has been registered with the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) on April 19, 2011.  Nexans Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 at 3.00 pm in the Claude Levi-Strauss theatre of the quai Branly museum.

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Nexans signs a sponsorship agreement with “Electriciens sans frontières”

Nexans today announced that it has signed a three-year sponsorship agreement with “Electriciens sans frontières” (ESF), an international solidarity non-governmental organization (NGO).

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Nexans MOTIONLINE® cables to provide flexible and reliable solutions for KUKA’s industrial robots

Nexans has been awarded a Euro 1.6 million contract by the German company KUKA Roboter GmbH, one of the leading robot producers worldwide to supply its specialized MOTIONLINE® robotic cables for use in the construction of sophisticated 3D industrial robots.

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2010 Full-Year Results

14/02/11

Paris, February 14, 2011 – The Nexans Board of Directors chaired by Frédéric Vincent, which met on February 11, 2011, has approved the accounts for 2010.

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Nexans wins subsea umbilical contract from Subsea 7 for North Sea Laggan-Tormore gas project

Nexans has been awarded a contract by Subsea 7, for the design, engineering and manufacture of a total length of 143km of static subsea electro-hydraulic control umbilicals for the Laggan-Tormore gas field development, 125km West of the Shetland Islands in the UK.

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Nexans wins a major contract for submarine fibre optic cables under the Mediterranean Sea

Nexans has been awarded a major contract by the Chinese company Huawei Marine Networks Co Ltd to supply around 440 km of submarine fibre optic cable for the high profile communications project – the Libya Silphium link across the Mediterranean Sea.

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Nexans wins 87 million Euro contract for Skagerrak 4 subsea HVDC power cable between Denmark and Norway

Nexans has been awarded an 87 million Euro contract by Energinet and Statnett, the state-owned Transmission Systems Operators (TSOs) in Denmark and Norway, to deliver the subsea power cable for Skagerrak 4 (SK 4), the fourth HVDC power interconnector between the two countries.

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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 wins contract for the Malta to Sicily power-interconnector project

Nexans has been awarded an ambitious 178 million Euro turnkey contract by Enemalta Corporation, the state-owned energy authority in Malta, to design, manufacture, install and provide seabed protection of the new high-voltage AC (Alternating Current) submarine power link between Malta and Sicily.

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Nexans helps modernise vital high-voltage underground cable circuit in London

12/12/10

First phase of project successfully completed. State-of-the-art grid modernisation method uses pipe-type XLPE cable to minimise civil engineering work and reduce the risk of system disturbance.

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Nexans to supply its new Alsecure® Premium fire resistant cable for the Brisbane Airport project in Australia

Nexans has won a contract worth Euros 7 million ($AUD 10 million) to supply cables for the Brisbane Airport Link Project in Queensland, Australia.

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

23/11/10

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

28/10/10

Target confirmed for full year operating margin rate of 4.5%

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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’ 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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Publication of the 2010 half-year financial report

Document available online.

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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 Euros 9 million cable contract for China’s Taishan nuclear power plant

Nexans has been awarded a Euros 9 million contract by China Nuclear Power Engineering Co., Ltd (CNPEC) to supply specialised low-voltage (LV) power, control and instrumentation cables for the 1,660 MWe Taishan EPR nuclear power plant currently under construction in Guangdong Province.

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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 opens a new aircraft cable manufacturing plant in Morocco as part of its partnership with Airbus

Nexans has opened a new manufacturing plant entirely dedicated to aircraft cables in Mohammedia (Morocco).

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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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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)

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

19/05/10

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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2010 First-Quarter Financial Information

22/04/10

Paris, April 22, 2010 – Nexans today announced 2010 first-quarter sales of 1.350 billion euros

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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 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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2009 Full-Year Results

10/02/10

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 wins 100 million Euros power cable contract for the London Array offshore wind farm project

High voltage subsea power export cables for the world’s largest wind farm.

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Nexans presents high added value Energyflex® cable solutions for solar photovoltaic installations

Reliable, recyclable and durable solution for solar energy

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Nexans launches MOTIONLINE® for automation cable solutions

MOTIONLINE® : Nexans range of cable solutions for demanding automation applications where cables are in motion

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Nexans launches new compact connectors for wind turbine applications

Nexans Euromold tee-shaped connectors are designed for use with compact switchgear to make optimum use of limited installation space.

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Nexans commissions in Germany the world’s first superconducting fault current limiter to protect a power plant’s internal power supply

Utility company Vattenfall anticipates that pilot project at the Boxberg brown coal plant will help to increase personnel and plant safety

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Nexans wins a 6 million Euros ice-resistant cable contract from Sevmash to equip an oil production platform in the Barents Sea

Nexans to supply around 850 km of control, instrumentation and power cables.

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2009 third-quarter financial information

22/10/09

Nexans today announced 2009 third-quarter sales of 1,267 million euros.

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Nexans to supply 500km of cable for airfield lighting system of Cairo International Airport

Nexans to supply Cairo Engineering Equipment with approximately 500km of cable to be used in the new third runway being constructed at Cairo International Airport in Egypt.

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Nexans to supply special railway cables to Alstom Transport for Istanbul’s Marmaray trans-Bosphorus rail link

3.3 million Euros contract to supply 1,350 km of specialized signalling and low voltage power cable

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Nexans: new contract in the Middle-East

Noskab calls in Nexans to supply power cable for the development of the Saudi Kayan industrial complex

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Nexans press release

A Nexans group subsidiary in Australia has been informed of the commencement of proceedings in Australia involving several cable manufacturers including Nexans, by the local competition authority.

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Nexans wins major cable contract for new Mumbai Metro trains

Nexans to deliver 932 km of power, control and data cables as NPRT’s sole onboard cable supplier for 16 train sets.

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Nexans wins a 39 million Euros power cable contract for an offshore windfarm project in Belgium

Nexans will supply and install 52km of 170kV high voltage power export cable with an optical fibre insert. 

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Nexans introduces new fiber switch model for wind turbines

iSwitch G 1043E joins WINDLINK®, a range of high-performance solutions for wind turbines.

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Nexans secures major frame agreement with BP Exploration and Production Inc. for deep water umbilical projects in the Gulf of Mexico

25/08/09

Frame agreement to cover multiple umbilical projects could be worth as much as $300 million.

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Nexans wins 15 million Euros contract to supply power underground cables to reinforce Mumbai’s power transmission infrastructure

Three circuits of 220 kV XLPE* underground cables will provide an extra power transmission capacity across India’s largest

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Nexans wins a 33.5 million Euro subsea umbilical contract from Petrobras for Brazil’s Tambau and Urugua deepwater gas and oil fields

Nexans will develop, manufacture and supply umbilicals totalling over 65 km for installation in waters up to 1,500 meters in depth

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The Fonds Stratégique d’Investissement (French Sovereign Fund) takes a 5% Stake in the Capital of Nexans

The Fonds Stratégique d’Investissement (FSI – the French Sovereign Fund) has announced having acquired a shareholding stake in Nexans of 5%, following the acquisition of shares in the market.

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Nexans reinforces its Executive Committee

Nexans announces the appointments of four new executive committee members

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Nexans’ low-voltage cables power the new BioWanze bioethanol plant in Belgium

Nexans places operational excellence and quality of service at the core of its offering to the industrial construction market

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"Not for distribution in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan"/Offering by Nexans of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE) - Exercise of the over-allotment option: amount of the issue increased to €212.6 million

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"Not for distribution in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan"/Offering by Nexans of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE) - Visa by the Autorité des marchés financiers

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"Not for distribution in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan"/Offering by Nexans of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE) - Determination of the final terms of the Bonds

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"Not for distribution in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan"/Offering by Nexans of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE)

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Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of May 26, 2009 - Dividend of 2 euros per share

All the resolutions proposed to the vote of the shareholders were approved.

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Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of May 26, 2009 - Frédéric Vincent takes office as Nexans’ new Chairman and CEO - Outlook for the first half 2009 and full-year 2009

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Nexans launches new FLAMEX® brand name for high-performance cable solutions for the rolling stock industry

The FLAMEX range covers all the product families.

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Nexans wins an airfield lighting cable contract for King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Contract includes the supply of 1,500 km of 5 kV easy-to-install and watertight primary cables.

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Nexans wins a 7 million Euro topside cable contract for Usan FPSO offshore Nigeria

Supply of over 1,700 kilometres of power, control, instrumentation and telecommunications cables.

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Nexans wins a 2 million Euro contract to supply power cables for Tunisia’s new Enfidha Airport

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2009 first-quarter financial information

Paris, April 22, 2009 – Nexans today announced 2009 first-quarter sales of 1,245 million euros.

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Shareholders’ Meeting of May 26, 2009 - Nexans’ 2008 Annual Report

Nexans’ Board of Directors, in its meeting of April 3, 2009, decided to call a Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting on Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 (on first call).

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Nexans launches ICEFLEX®

The first halogen free marine & offshore full range cable to resist ultra-cold Arctic temperatures down to – 50°

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Nexans wins 12 million Euro infield cable contract for Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm

Nexans will supply 81 km of infield submarine power cables for the connection of 88 wind turbines

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Bruker HTS and Nexans Announce Successful Completion of European Superconducting Cable Project

“This project demonstrates the leading role Europe can take in developing more efficient, flexible and reliable energy technologies.”

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Nexans signs final joint venture agreements with Polycab, India’s largest cable company

The joint venture will be majority-held by Nexans and managed in close cooperation with its Indian partner.

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Nexans wins major contract for submarine fibre optic connection in the Caribbean

First delivery of next generation repeatered fibre optic submarine systems for Nexans which will supply 1,300km of cable to connect Trinidad & Tobago to Suriname via Guyana

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Nexans supplies innovative Superconducting Fault Current Limiter to Applied Superconductor Ltd

This innovative device is being installed into a medium voltage substation in order to optimize the performance and safety of the local power network.

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2008 results

16/02/09

Paris, February 12, 2009 – The Nexans Board of Directors chaired by Gérard Hauser, which met on February 11, 2009, has approved the accounts for 2008.

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Communiqué

An investigation of Nexans, along with other international cable manufacturers, has been undertaken by competition authorities in Spain, Japan, South Korea, and the United States, as well as by the European Commission concerning in particular high voltage activities of the Group.

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Nexans wins 11 million Euro contract for BP’s Skarv field

Paris, February 4, 2009 - Direct electrical heating (DEH) will provide eco-friendly and cost- effective heating for production pipeline

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Nexans wins a 26 million Euro contract for overhead power transmission lines in Brazil

28/01/09

Nexans has been awarded contract by EBTE, the Alupar company responsible for the construction and development of the electric power infrastructure in the Brazil state of Mato Grosso, to supply AAAC (All Aluminium Alloy Conductor) for the construction of five new 230 kV overhead transmission lines with a total length of 775 km.

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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 opens its first plant in Russia

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

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Nexans power, signalling and instrumentation cables installed in Terminal 3 at Moscow’s Sheremetevo airport

Nexans supplied around 500 kilometres of cables, worth 3 million Euros.

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Nexans wins cable contract for Bombardier Transportation’s passenger locomotives for North America

Nexans will supply power, control and data cables.

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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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2008 third-quarter financial information

Renewed strong increase in organic growth in the cables business: up 7.4% in the third quarter 2008 compared with a 7.2% rise in the first semester 2008  - Organic growth for the whole year is expected to be higher than the initial 6% target - Confirmation of the Group’s capacity to attain a higher operating margin than in 2007 despite the uncertain economic situation

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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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Issuance by Nexans of 2.5 million new shares in consideration for the contribution by Madeco of shares in Indelqui and Invercable

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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 wins order to supply almost 1,000km of cabling for extension of Istanbul’s commuter rail networks

At Innotrans, Nexans will present its latest product innovations and major projects as complete cable solutions for new generation of urban transports.

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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 concludes its acquisition of Intercond

Paris, August 1st, 2008 – Nexans announces the closing of its acquisition of the Italian company Intercond. 

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

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Nexans acquires Intercond, a leading European manufacturer of special cables

Paris, May 29, 2008 – This acquisition strengthens the Group’s leadership in the fast-growing industrial cable activities
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Shareholders' information meeting - Paris - April 22, 2008

The shareholders' information meeting was held in Paris on April 22, 2008, at the Musée d'Orsay.
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2008 first-quarter financial information

Paris, April 22, 2008 – Nexans today announced 2008 first-quarter sales of 1,743 million euros (at actual non-ferrous metal prices).
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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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Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of April 10, 2008 - Election of new Directors and renewal of a Director’s term of office - Approval of the resolutions relating to the Madeco transaction

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Ordinary and Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting to be held on April 10, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. (on first call) at the registered office located at 16, rue de Monceau, 75008 Paris

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Notice of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting - Election of new Directors and renewal of a Director’s term of office - Resolutions proposed to the Shareholders Meeting relating to the Madeco transaction

Paris, March 7, 2008

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Nexans to enter into a joint venture with Polycab, the Indian leader in the cable industry

Paris, February 19, 2008 – The French Group gains a foothold in India.

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2007 results - Increased 2007 profits and solid fundamentals lead Nexans to view the future with confidence

Paris, January 31, 2008 - Read the press release, presentation and documents.
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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 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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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 - 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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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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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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"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 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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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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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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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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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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Nexans launches its new website

Paris, January 16, 2007 – Nexans, has announced the launch of its new website.
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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 signs a 65 million Euro frame agreement contract to supply power infrastructure cables in the United States

Paris, December 21, 2006 - Nexans has been awarded a three-year frame agreement contract worth 65 million Euro to supply medium-voltage power cables to Salt River Project (SRP), the third largest public power utility in the US.
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Switzerland-Italy interconnection: high voltage underground cross-border link

Paris, December 19, 2006 – Nexans has signed a contract worth 5 million euros with Azienda Elettrica Ticinese (AET) for completion of an interconnection project between Switzerland and Italy.
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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 acquire Olex, the cable industry leader in Australasia

Paris, November 8, 2006 – Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, announced the signature of an agreement to acquire the Australian company Olex, the uncontested cable industry leader in the Australasia region, for approximately 310 million euros.
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2006 third-quarter sales: organic growth of 6.3%

Paris, October 24, 2006 - Nexans today announced 2006 third-quarter sales of 1,900 million euros (at actual non-ferrous metal prices*). This result is based on 13 working weeks, compared to 14 working weeks in the third quarter 2005.
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Jean-Marie Pivard appointed Corporate Vice President Internal Audit of Nexans

Paris, October 11, 2006 - Nexansannounces the appointment of Jean-Marie Pivard, 40 years old, as Corporate Vice President Internal Audit.
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Nexans wins a 100 million Euros contract in the Arabian Gulf

Paris, September 21, 2006 – Nexans has been awarded a €100 million contract by the Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA) to supply and install the submarine and land cables to create a new 132kV power link between Abu Dhabi’s mainland network and Delma Island.
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Frédéric Michelland appointed Chief Financial Officer of Nexans

Paris, September 21, 2006 - Nexans announces the appointment of Frédéric Michelland, 40 years old, as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Committee, effective November 1st, 2006. Frédéric Michelland is joining from Suez Group.
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Nexans wins a 73 million Euro contract in the United States for Long Island Replacement Cable project

Paris, September 4, 2006 - Nexans has been awarded a contract worth over 73 million Euro to design, manufacture, deliver and install a 138 kV high voltage submarine transmission link between Norwalk (Connecticut) and Northport on Long Island (New York) in the United States.
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LIPA and American Superconductor Bring the Largest Superconducting Transmission Cable to Long Island

Hauppauge, NY-August 2, 2006 - The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) held a Groundbreaking Ceremony today in Holbrook to announce the construction phase of the world’s largest and highest-voltage superconductor electric transmission cable system.
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Creation of a production joint venture in Japan for submarine high voltage power cables

Paris, July 25, 2006 – Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, today announced the signature of agreements with Viscas (JV Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. and Fujikura Ltd) to create a production joint venture dedicated to the manufacturing of submarine high voltage power cables.
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Strong growth in 2006 first-half results ahead of plan schedule

Paris, July 25, 2006 - The Board of Directors of Nexans, which met on July 24, 2006 under the chairmanship of Gérard Hauser, reviewed the Group's consolidated financial statements for the first half-year.
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Nexans breaks new ground in the Baltic region with xDSL frame agreement for Citrus Solutions

Paris, July 19, 2006 – Nexans has recently been awarded a frame agreement for the supply of copper and optical fiber telecommunication cables to Citrus Solutions, a subsidiary of the Latvian telecom operator Lattelekom.
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Nexans announces an increase in the amount of its issue of Bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE) due January 1st, 2013 to € 279,999,930.60

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Not for distribution in the United States, Australia, Canada or Japan/Nexans launches an offering of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE) - AMF visa granted

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Not for distribution in the United States, Australia, Canada or Japan/Nexans launches an offering of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE)

Paris, June 29th, 2006 - Nexans is launching today an offering of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares of Nexans due January 1st, 2013.
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Not for distribution in the United States, Australia, Canada or Japan/Nexans launches an offering of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE) - Final Terms

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Change in Credit Rating and Revised Outlook

Paris, June 23, 2006 - Nexans revises its outlook at 30 June 2006.
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Nexans wins €98 million subsea power cable contract for BP’s Valhall Power from Shore project

Paris, June 20, 2006 - Nexans and BP are making history with the Power from Shore project that will make Valhall, in the Norwegian North Sea, the world’s first offshore oil field to receive all its electricity from land, with no need for on-platform generation.
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Bredbånd Finnmark to use Nexans fibre-optic cable to develop its telecommunications network in Finnmark, Norway

Paris, June 15, 2006 - Bredbånd Finnmark AS has awarded Nexans a contract to supply fibre-optic cables for the first phase in the development of a fibre-optic telecommunications network throughout Finnmark, the northernmost county in Norway.
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Nexans answers to the ever-demanding growing Handling market

Paris, June 13, 2006 - Nexans has signed a basic agreement with Gottwald Port Technology to equip 4 pilot automated-stacking cranes with RHEYFIRM(RTS) medium voltage cables for the new Deurganck Dock located at P&O’s Antwerp Gateway Terminal.
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Nexans completes Elia’s underground high voltage link on the Belgian coast.

Paris, June 8, 2006 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has completed a 16.5 million euros project for Elia, the Belgian electricity transport network manager, to create a new 33 km underground 150 kV link between the Coxyde and Slijkens substations on the Belgian coast.
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Nexans to supply cables for Centrica’s Lynn and Inner Dowsing offshore wind farms

Paris, May 31, 2006 - The British company Centrica Energy has awarded Nexans a contract to supply submarine cables for its Lynn and Inner Dowsing offshore wind farms in the Greater Wash ...
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Nomination of François de Combret as member of Nexans Board of Directors

Paris, May 18, 2006 - The Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Nexans, held on May 15, 2006 approved the nomination of François de Combret as a new member of the Board of Directors of Nexans.
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Annual Shareholders' Meeting of May 15, 2006 : All resolutions approved

Paris, May 15, 2006 - The Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Nexans, held on May 15, 2006 approved the payment of a dividend of 1 euro per share, compared to 0.50 euro per share in 2005...
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Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of May 15, 2006

Paris, May 15, 2006 - The Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Nexans, presided by Gérard Hauser, Chairman and CEO, will take place today, May 15, 2006, at 3.30pm, in Paris.
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Nexans presents UFLEX: state-of-the-art stress analysis package

OTC – Houston (Texas, USA), May 3, 2006 - Nexans is using OTC.06 to present the UFLEX software – a state-of-the-art FE (Finite Analysis) package that enables its design engineers to predict accurately the stress and fatigue behaviour of complex oil and gas umbilical cross-sections.
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Nexans wins 7.4 million euros contract to supply offshore cables for the FPSO vessel of Nigeria’s Akpo deepwater field

OTC – Houston (Texas, USA), May 2, 2006 - Nexans has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to supply offshore cables worth around 7.4 million euros (9M USD) for the Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel of Nigeria's deepwater Akpo field.
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Notice of Meeting of Holders of the 3.125 % 2010 OCEANE Bonds

Paris – April 26, 2006 - To clarify its balance sheet structure and eliminate further financial charges related to its 3.125 % 2010 Convertible Bond (OCEANE), the meeting of the Board of Directors of Nexans held on 29th March 2006, which decided the cancellation of 2,221,199 treasury shares held by the Company on such date (representing approximately 9.4 % of the share capital), also decided to call a meeting of the holders of convertible bonds (OCEANE).
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First quarter 2006 sales: Organic growth of over 7%

Paris, April 26, 2006 - Nexans announces first quarter 2006 sales of 1,659 million euros (at current non-ferrous metal prices*).
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Nexans Introduces Pre-Terminated Fibre Assemblies

Paris, April 24, 2006 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has developed an innovative range of pre-terminated fibre assemblies called LANmark-OF Pre-Term. The assemblies provide outstanding cable performance by combining high bandwidth fibres with enhanced performance connectors.
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Nexans: a 23 million Euro contract with Statoil

Paris, 21 April 2006 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cables industry, has won a 23 million Euro order from Statoil to supply a direct electrical heating (DEH) system for the subsea flowlines on the Tyrihans oil and gas field in the Norwegian Sea.
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Capital increase reserved to employees

Paris, April 19, 2006 - Nexans is launching a capital increase reserved to its employees, the characteristics of which are described below, through which the Company seeks closer involvement of its employees in the Group’s development and results. Employees owned 1.1% of Nexans share capital on February 28, 2006.
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Cancellation of Treasury Shares - Notice of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting

Paris, 7 April 2006 - Nexans’ Board of Directors, who met on 29 March 2006, decided to cancel all 2,221,199 treasury shares held by the Company and to hold the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on 15 May 2006 ...
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Proposal to prolong Gérard Hauser’s term - Frédéric Vincent appointed Chief Operating Officer

Paris, April 3, 2006 - Nexans’ Board of Directors at its meeting of March 29, 2006 confirmed its confidence in the Chairman and CEO Gérard Hauser, and decided to submit to the shareholders a proposal to prolong Gérard Hauser’s term as Director ...
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Jean-Claude Nicolas appointed Corporate Vice President Communications of Nexans

Paris, March 10, 2006 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, announces the appointment of Jean-Claude Nicolas as Corporate Vice President Communications within the Human Resources and Communication Department.
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Nexans sells its Swiss distribution activities to Rexel for 206 million euros

Paris, February 2, 2006 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, today announced the sale to Rexel of its Swiss distribution activities (Electro-Matériel SA) for an enterprise value of 206 million euros.
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2005 results : Energy the main driver of the Group's performance in 2005

Paris, February 2, 2006 – The Nexans Board of Directors, chaired by Gérard Hauser, met on February 1, 2006 and approved the accounts for 2005.
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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: 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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Nexans fiber optic cable system to link Kuwait and Iran

Paris, June 8, 2005 - Nexans has been awarded a contract to supply all the submarine and land fiber optic cable, as well as cable accessories to create a new telecommunications link between Kuwait and Iran.
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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 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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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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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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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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RIPS, a Nexans company, will exhibit to Pollutec

Paris, 29 November 2004 - RIPS, a Nexans company, announces its presence to the Pollutec 2004 exhibition which takes place from November 30 to December 3 in Lyon (France) Eurexpo, Hall 10 (booth 646).
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Nexans launches 'Snap-in' LANmark-OF Fibre Connectivity

Paris, November 18 -Nexans has launched new range of optical fibre connectivity to provide complete solutions for every situation including Storage Area Networks and Data Centres.
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Nexans: sales rise 8.2% in the 2004 third quarter (at constant metal prices and exchange rates)

Paris, October 18, 2004 - Nexans today announced sales of 1,186 million euros for the third quarter of 2004. Sales for the nine months to September 30 came to 3,564 million euros.
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High Speed plastic optical fiber: one of the most promising developments for future networks

Paris, October 15, 2004 - Nexans presents the plastic optical fiber in data and video network at the Opto 2004 Trade Fair in Paris
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Nexans coordinates the first European project on second generation superconducting cable

Paris, October 5, 2004 - Via the  Super3C project Nexans will prepare the next generation of HTS cables.
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Nexans first to offer 10 Gigabit copper guarantee

Paris, October 1, 2004 - Nexans is the first company to offer a LAN performance warranty explicitly guaranteeing support for the future 10Gbase-T Ethernet Application.
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Nexans Demonstrates Gigabit Ethernet Over Extended Distances on Plastic Optical Fiber

Paris, September 24, 2004 - Nexans Plastic Optical Fiber solution supports 850 nm serial transmission of Gigabit Ethernet over distances much greater than  275 meters...
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Nexans to supply cables for the new lines in Spain's high-speed train network (AVE)

Paris, September 16, 2004 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has signed a contract with Alcatel and Siemens...
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Nexans signs and closes an agreement with Superior Essex for the sale of its US based winding wires business

Paris, September 8, 2004 - Nexans announced today that it has signed and closed an agreement with the American company Superior Essex ...
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Nexans and Telefónica sign a contract for the supply of two million kilometers of conductors over the next two years

Paris, 09 August 2004 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, announced today that it has signed a contract with Spain's Telefónica for the supply of telecommunications cables amounting to about two million kilometers of insulated conductors over the next two years.
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Clear improvement in first half results

Paris, July 21, 2004 - The Board of Directors of Nexans, which met on July 20, 2004 under the chairmanship of Gérard Hauser, reviewed the Group's consolidated financial statements for the first half-year.
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Success of Nexans' offering of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE)

Paris, July 15, 2004 - Nexans closed (payment-delivery) its offering of OCEANE bonds (Visa AMF n°04-652), launched on July 6, for an amount of 135 million euros after the exercise of the over-allotment option of 15 million euros.
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Nexans awarded Ormen Lange Umbilical system contract worth 47 million Euro

Paris, July 9, 2004 - Hydro on behalf of the Ormen Lange license group today awarded Nexans the umbilical system supply contract worth about 47 million euro including options.
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First stone laying of Nexans new plant in Shanghai

Paris, July 8, 2004 - Today Nexans held a grand ceremony to celebrate the first stone laying of Nexans new plant in Shanghai, Nexans (Shanghai) Wires & Cables Co., Ltd.
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Not for distribution to U.S. persons or in the United States, Canada or Japan / Offering by Nexans of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE) - AMF visa granted

(Connectez-vous à www.nexans.fr pour obtenir la version française des documents concernant cette opération)
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Not for Distribution in or into the United States, Canada or Japan / Offering by Nexans of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE) - Pricing

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Nexans : actualization of the outlook for the first semester 2004

Paris, July 6, 2004 - Nexans takes the opportunity of the capital market transaction announced today to confirm its outlook for the first semester as announced at the Annual Shareholders' Meeting held on June 3, 2004.
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Not for Distribution in or into the United States, Canada or Japan / Offering by Nexans of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE)

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Not for Distribution in or into the United States, Canada or Japan / Offering by Nexans of bonds convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares (OCEANE) - Coupon fixing

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Nexans makes Tender Offers for shares in its two Korean subsidiaries

Paris, 16 June 2004 - Nexans, the largest shareholder of Nexans Korea and Kukdong Electric Wire, announced today that it will make two separate tender offers for the shares of these companies which it does not currently own.
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Nexans will supply fiber optic submarine cables for International Telecom

Paris, June 14, 2004 -  Nexans has been chosen by International Telecom Inc. to supply the fiber optic submarine cables of the ring system (COGIM*) that will connect 'La Gaspésie' with les 'Îles-de-la Madeleine', in Canada.
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Annual Shareholders' Meeting of June 3, 2004

Paris, June 3, 2004 - The Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Nexans, held June 3 and presided by Gérard Hauser, Chairman and CEO, approved the payment of a dividend of 0.20 euro per share. The dividend payment date is scheduled for June 7.
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Superconducting Fault Current Limiter (SFCL) with Nexans components goes on line at RWE grid

Paris, 18 May 2004 - Implementation of the SFCL into the energy grid for RWE Energy has just been celebrated in Netphen near Siegen (Germany). 
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Nexans wins a 100 million euros contract in Libya to supply several high-voltage links

Paris, April 28, 2004 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has just signed a contract in Libya worth some 100 million euros with General Electric Company of Libya (GECOL) to provide high-voltage underground power transmission links in the country's two main cities, Tripoli and Benghazi.
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2004 First quarter sales

Paris, April 20, 2004 - Nexans announces sales of 1, 091 million euros for the first quarter of 2004.
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Proposed Resolutions for the Annual Shareholders' Meeting

Paris, April 15, 2004 ' The Nexans Board of Directors, chaired by Nexans Chairman and CEO Gérard Hauser, met on Thursday April 8, 2004 to finalize the resolutions to be submitted to the Annual Shareholders' Meeting to be held on June 3, 2004.
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Nexans awarded Ormen Lange dredging services contract worth 24 million euros

Paris, April 1, 2004 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, was today awarded a dredging services contract worth 24 million euros from the Norwegian company Hydro on behalf of the Ormen Lange license group.
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Nexans equips Mars exploration rovers with control, signal and power cables

Paris, March 31, 2004 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has supplied control, signal and power cables for NASA's Mars Exploration Rover project which landed on the red planet during January this year.
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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 launches NCX®, a new high-speed miniaturized coaxial cable

Paris, October 23, 2001 - Nexans launches a new series of cables - the NCX®  cables - designed to meet the miniaturization and high-speed requirements for STM1 connections between switching and transmission equipment.
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The Board of Directors approves Nexans' share buy back program

Paris, September 27, 2001 ' Nexans' Board of Directors met today under the chairmanship of Gérard Hauser.
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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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Korean Government Research Institute chooses Nexans for the supply of HTS Wire

Paris, October 25, 2001 - Nexans has signed an agreement with the Korean Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI) for the supply of high temperature superconducting (HTS) wire.
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Nexans Awarded Contract in Taiwan for the supply and installation of Optical Interconnection Systems to Howin Technologies Corporation

Paris, September 3, 2001 - Nexans has been awarded a 4 million Euro contract for the supply and installation of interconnection equipment by Howin Technologies Corporation. 
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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' Board of Directors approves a capital increase reserved to employees

Paris, November 16, 2001 ' Nexans' Board of Directors, who met today under the chairmanship of Gérard Hauser, approved a capital increase reserved to employees.
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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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Hyundai awards Nexans 17 km mud and fire resistant cable order

Paris, November 13, 2001 ' Nexans (Paris: NEX.PA) has been awarded a contract to supply 17 Km of Telecom  Mud and Fire resistant cable (FRC-2) to Hyundai Heavy Industries, in Ulsan, Korea.
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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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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 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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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 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 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 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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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 and Sercel successfully trial advanced seismic sea bed system

Paris, November 20, 2001 - Nexans and Sercel SA* have successfully performed the first field trial of a new seabed seismic system, 'Deep Sea Link', which the two companies have been co-developing together for several years.
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Nexans wins in consortium with Pirelli and ABB a contract to supply energy cables to Hong Kong

Paris, November 5, 2001 - Nexans, the leader in a consortium with Pirelli Cavi e Sistemi of Italy and ABB HV Cables of Sweden, has been awarded the major part of a contract from CLP Power to supply 132 kV XLPE (Cross Linked Polyethylene) power cables to Hong Kong.
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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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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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Cable supply order for luggage conveying system at Madrid Airport

Paris, September 1, 2003 - For the extension Madrid's international airport, Nexans won an order last year for the supply of cables for the luggage conveying systems of two new terminals.
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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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Pirelli and Nexans awarded a 100 million euros contract in Tunisia

Milan-Paris, October 24, 2003 ' A consortium formed by Pirelli Energy Cables and Systems and Nexans has been awarded a 'turn-key' contract by STEG ' Société Tunisienne de l'Electricité et du Gaz to provide and install underground high voltage cables and accessories for new power lines in the Tunis area and Bizerte.
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Nexans and Pirelli awarded a contract worth 115 million euros, the 2003 most important contract in the Energy sector

Paris, December10, 2003 ' A consortium formed 50/50 by Nexans and Pirelli has been awarded a contract for realizing - for Moroccan power company L'Office National de l'Electricité and Spanish Red Electrica de España - a turn-key high voltage submarine link that will interconnect Spanish and Moroccan power grids across the Gibraltar Strait and is worth 115 million euros.
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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 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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Nexans has not submitted an offer for the acquisition of the Transmission and Distribution (T&D) activities of Alstom

Paris, July 18, 2003 - Following an article of today in the French press, Nexans points out that it has not submitted an offer for the acquisition of the Transmission and Distribution (T&D) activities of Alstom.
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Nexans' half year results: Operating Profit maintained despite a difficult economic environment

Paris, September 12, 2001 -Nexans' Board of Directors met on September 11, 2001, under the chairmanship of Gérard Hauser, to review the group's accounts for the first half of the year.
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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 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 designs the most powerful component for Superconducting Current Limiters worldwide

Paris, September 10, 2003 - The Superconducting Fault Current Limiter (FCL) is a new appliance for the power engineering sector. FCL will considerably improve the network resistance to short circuit currents. This is an important gain in terms of quality for the energy supply, in particular when taking into account factors like the increasing complexity resulting from deregulation and the integration of renewable sources such as wind and solar energy.
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Nexans to supply 23 km of 35 kV submarine cables for the Arklow Bank Wind Farm in Ireland

Paris, July 21, 2003 - Nexans has been awarded an order for the supply of 23 km of 35 kV submarine power cables to transport the power generated by the wind turbines of the Arklow (Ireland) wind farm to an onshore cable station, as well as the links between the individual wind turbines.
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Nexans and Mysticom Extend 10 Gigabit Ethernet links to 25 meters over Cat.7

Paris, November 26, 2003 ' Mysticom, an innovative supplier of high-speed communication ICs, announced superior performance and extended data transmission distances during interoperability testing with the Nexans Cat.7 connector and cable assembly solution.
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Nexans wins subsea electrical heating cable contract from Statoil for the Kristin field (Norway)

Paris, July 31, 2003 - Nexans has won a Euros 15 million contract from Statoil to supply electrical heating cables, heating cable risers and protective equipment for the subsea flowlines on the Kristin field in the Norwegian Sea.
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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 Visio Template provides the ideal cabling system drawing tool for LANmark solutions

Paris, October 21, 2003 ' Nexans has developed NVT ' Nexans Visio Template ' to provide the ideal cabling system drawing tool for use with its LANmark copper and fiber cabling systems.
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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' high temperature superconductor elements are key to US Department of Energy's $12-million fault current limiter project

Paris, November 18, 2003 ' Nexans has been awarded the contract to supply the high temperature superconductor (HTS) components for the US Department of Energy's $12-million Matrix Fault Current Limiter (MFCL) project.
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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 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: 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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Preliminary consolidated results for 2002: Nexans demonstrates its ability to adapt, and improves its financial structure, in a difficult environment

Paris, January 27, 2003 ' Nexans' Board of Directors, chaired by Gérard Hauser, met on January 24, 2003 to review the preliminary consolidated financial statements for 2002.
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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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2003 First quarter sales

Paris, April 16, 2003 -  Nexans announces sales of euros 978 million for the first quarter of 2003.
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Nexans' half year results : Operating margin holds up well despite a fall in sales

Paris, July 22, 2003 - At its meeting of July 21, 2003, chaired by Gérard Hauser, the Nexans Board of Directors reviewed Nexans' financial statements for the first half of the year.
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Nexans adopts a new organizational structure

Paris, June 12, 2003 ' Two years after being listed on the Paris stock exchange, Nexans announces implementation of a new organizational structure to better meet the business challenges facing its activities today.
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Superconductivity: Nexans signs a contract with the DGA

Paris, July 17, 2003 - Nexans has signed a contract with the DGA (Délégation Générale pour l'Armement) for the supply of a superconducting coil that can store magnetic energy and convert it into electricity in the space of about one second.
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Nexans has signed a memorandum of understanding with Platinum Equity for the sale of its distribution activities in Norway

Paris, July 2, 2003 ' Nexans has signed a memorandum of understanding with Platinum Equity, a leading private equity firm specialized in the acquisition and expansion of technology companies, for the sale of its distribution activities located in Norway (Nexans Distribusjon AS).
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Press release on Alstom T&D

Paris, June 17, 2003 ' Alstom has announced the sale of its Transmission & Distribution (T&D) sector.
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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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Nexans LANmark 'GG45' Category 7 Launches to Success

Paris, May 28, 2003 - Despite the fact that Category 7 has traditionally been considered as a 'German system', many of the first projects have in fact come from outside of Germany with orders being placed in Norway, France and even the UK, a predominantly UTP market.
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Alstom selects Nexans as a strategic supplier

Paris, March 6, 2003 - Alstom has chosen Nexans as principal supplier of cables for both energy and telecommunications.
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Innopower chooses Nexans technology for China's first High Temperature Superconducting power cable project

Paris, 17 April, 2003 - Nexans is participating in China's first High Temperature Superconducting (HTS) power cable project, led by Innopower Superconductor Cable Co., Ltd. The project is based at a power station in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province in southern China.
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Nexans wins a 50 million euro contract with Salt River Project in Tempe, Arizona

Paris, January 7, 2003 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has won a new four-year contract, valued at roughly 50 million euro, to supply power cable to the Salt River Project (SRP), a major electrical utility located on the West Coast of the US.
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Nexans lays the foundation stone of its International Research Centre in Lyon

Lyon, July 13, 2001 - Today saw the laying of the foundation stone of the 'Nexans Research Centre' (NRC) in Lyon. The ceremony was presided over by Bruno Thomas, Senior Vice President of Strategic Operations at Nexans, in the presence of Jean-Pierre Flaconnèche, the Mayor of the 7th district of the City of Lyon.
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Nexans signs an agreement in principle to buy Brazilian company Furukawa Cabos de Energia S.A. (FCE)

Paris, January 14, 2003 - Nexans today announced it has signed an agreement in principle with Brazilian company Furukawa Industrial S.A. Produtos Elétricos (owned 51% by The Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan) and 49% by Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Japan, Brazil)) to acquire all the stock in its subsidiary Furukawa Cabos de Energia S.A. (FCE).
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Nexans supplies electrical harnesses for Europe's most ambitious scientific spacecraft, the Rosetta comet chaser

Paris, February 24, 2004 - Nexans, has produced electrical harnesses for the comet probe Rosetta for space infrastructure firm Astrium.

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Nexans cables reaches new heights in Switzerland

Paris, April 10, 2003 - Nexans have been awarded the cabling contract for Switzerland's tallest building, the 'Fair Tower', in Basel.
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Nexans Approves LANTEK® 7 for Certification of LANmark-7 GG45' Cabling System

Paris, January 15, 2004 - Nexans has approved the LANTEK® 7 cable tester for certification of the LANmark-7 GG45' Category 7 cabling system according to the EN50173-1, Class F standard.
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Nexans won a 41 million euro contract from ABB

Paris, January 16, 2003 - Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has been awarded a letter of intent from ABB for the supply of 165km of umbilical cables and 26,5 km of submarine control cables.
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Nexans to manufacture superconductor cable for US Department of Energy's $30 million project on Long Island

Paris, April 23, 2003 - Nexans has been awarded the contract to manufacture the cable and cryogenic insulation system for the US Department of Energy's (DOE) $30 million high temperature superconductor (HTS) power transmission cable project in the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) transmission grid.
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Nexans Provides Grade 3 Residential Cabling Solution to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC25 Standards Committee

Bordeaux, France ' February 19, 2004 ' For the annual meeting of the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC25 Committee in Bordeaux, Nexans has provided all cable products, connectors and cords needed to implement a new Grade 3 residential infrastructure as defined by the UTE C90483 guide.
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Freeserve connects using LANmark

Paris, April 22, 2003 - Freeserve, the UK's No.1 internet portal and access provider, has recently completed the installation of a Nexans LANmark structured cabling system in it's new Technical Headquarters in Leeds.
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Nexans wins a multi-million euro contract to equip the world's largest sea-based windmill park

Paris, July 2, 2001 - Nexans has been awarded a contract from Eltra in Denmark to deliver and install 21km of subsea power cable to the world's largest sea-based windmill park, Horns Rev, by the Danish west-coast.
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Nexans wins a 23-million euro contract for the supply of umbilical cables to Egypt

Paris, April 18, 2001 - Nexans, the world's leading manufacturer of undersea power and umbilical cables, signed a contract worth 23 million euros with the Burullus Gas Company for the supply and installation of approximately one hundred kilometres of umbilical cables in Egypt.
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Exelon Inc. chooses Nexans for $20 million cable contract

Paris, June 25, 2001 - Exelon Inc. (NYSE: EXC), one of North America's largest power and gas utilities, has chosen Nexans to be a major supplier of XLPE (Cross Linked Polyethylene) power cable.
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Official Opening of Nexans Tianjin Magnet Wires and Cables Co., Ltd.

Paris, April 12, 2001 - The grand opening ceremony of Nexans Tianjin Magnet Wires and Cables Co., Ltd. was held in Tianjin. 
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Category 7 standard advance at Nice ISO Cabling meeting

Paris, March 15, 2001 - Nexans proposed RJ45 compatible category 7 connector interface, known as GG45, was chosen for Category 7 in 1999.
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Nexans signs a 22-million euros contract with Shell for an umbilical cable installation

Paris, April 10, 2001 - Shell has awarded Nexans, the world leader in undersea power and umbilical cables, a contract worth 22 million euros for the supply and installation of a 135 km long umbilical cable.
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The first European electrical installation portal is christened Voltimum, with Bruno Hamon as its Vice-President. Pirelli Câbles et Systèmes joins 5 the founding companies

Paris, December 5, 2000 - The first European electrical installation portal for the promotion of products and services for construction industry professionals, created on October 25, is to be called Voltimum.
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Nexans reinforces its position as supplier for Siemens Worldwide in transposed cables

Paris, February 6, 2001 -  Nexans, through its enamel insulated wire product line - n° 1 in the world in this activity sector, signed a contract with Siemens for 15.8 million Euros* to provide transposed cables in 2001/2002.
*including the copper price
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Valeo chooses Nexans as strategic supplier

Paris, January 16, 2001 - Valeo has chosen Nexans as its main provider of wire, especially enamel insulated wire. These products are destined for European, Asian and American markets. 
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Nexans achieves a European First for its CAT.6/CLASS E Cabling Solution

Paris, February 22, 2001 ' Nexans has achieved a European first by being the only manufacturer in Europe to have its Cat.6/Class E cabling solution certified by two world-renowned International Delta EC/3P certification laboratories.
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Nexans takes a controlling share in the Korean company Daesung Cable thereby strengthening its position in Asia

Paris, March 7, 2001 - Nexans has just acquired 51% of the share capital of Daesung Cable, a company quoted on the KSE (Korean Stock Exchange).
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Electronic commerce: creating a privileged client relationship

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Nexans wins major Order for Shanghai Transrapid Project

Paris, July 16, 2001 - Nexans has been awarded an order from ThyssenKrupp Transrapid GmbH for the supply and installation of the motor winding (longstator winding) for the Transrapid track to be set up in Shanghai.
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17.5 euro million contract awarded to Nexans for the supply of umbilical cables to Statoil's Mikkel oil field

Paris, July 31, 2001 ' Nexans (Paris: NEX.PA), the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has been awarded a 17.5 million Euro contract to supply 75 km of umbilical cables to Statoil's Mikkel field in the Norwegian Sea.
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From Alcatel's Cables and Components business comes Nexans

Paris, October 9, 2000 - In accordance with the decision taken by its Board of Directors on May 4, 2000, Alcatel announces the creation of Nexans, born from its Cables and Components activity.
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Preliminary Consolidated Results for 2003: Increase in profits thanks to an upturn in the 4th quarter, in a still difficult economic climate

Paris, February 2, 2004 - The Nexans Board of Directors, chaired by Gérard Hauser, met on January 30, 2004 and reviewed the preliminary consolidated accounts for 2003.
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-Duplicated- Nexans equips Belgacom Towers in Brussels with LANmark Category 6 solution

23/01/03
Paris, January 23, 2003 - Nexans has been awarded the contract for cabling the two 'Belgacom U+T Towers' in Brussels with a LANmark Category 6 solution.
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Nexans Future Proofs UK Government Security Services

03/09/02

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 cables "The World"

09/07/01

Paris, July 9, 2001 - Nexans, a world leader in the cable industry, has announced that installation of the latest state-of-the-art communications network has begun on 'The World' of ResidenSea, a new super luxurious cruise ship intended to be a floating home on the high seas.

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