Press releases 2006

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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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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Nexans wins a 30 million Euro submarine power cable contract for Denmark’s Horns Rev 2 offshore wind farm

Paris, December 6, 2006 – Nexans has signed a contract with Danish utility Energinet.dk to deliver and install the power export cable for Dong Energy’s Horns Rev 2 offshore wind farm on the west coast of Denmark.
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Nexans wins a 30 million Euro submarine power cable contract for Denmark’s Horns Rev 2 offshore wind farm

06.12.06: Nexans has signed a contract with Danish utility Energinet.dk to deliver and install the power export cable for Dong Energy’s Horns Rev 2 offshore wind farm on the west coast of Denmark. The turnkey contract is worth around 30 million Euro.
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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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As part of its submarine energy cables activities, Nexans acquires the C/S Skagerrak, one of the world’s most advanced cable-laying vessels

Paris, November 6, 2006 - Nexans  has signed a contract with Bourbon Cable AS, a Norwegian subsidiary of the French company Bourbon, to purchase the C/S Bourbon Skagerrak, one of the world’s most powerful cable-laying vessels
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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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