Press releases 2013

Nexans technical conference presents a new start for overhead power lines


Overhead power lines are enjoying a "‘new start" thanks to recent innovations in design and materials technology that enables them to work both smarter and harder.


E.ON Netz uses aluminium underground cables from Nexans


E.ON Netz is using an aluminium underground cable from Nexans in the expansion of its grid infrastructure for wind energy.


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


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


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.


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


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.


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


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.


Nexans to make the vital EHV connections for European TSOs


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


Nexans introduces DISTINGO™, an innovative low voltage power cable for office and industrial buildings*


Nexans is introducing DISTINGO™, a new low voltage power cable for fixed U 1000 R2V installations, with cross-sections from 1.5 to 16mm² and 1 to 5 conductors.


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


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.


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


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.


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


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.


Nexans to supply vital extra high-voltage power link for Ecuador’s Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric project


Nexans has been awarded a contract by China’s Sinohydro Corporation to supply the vital extra high-voltage (EHV) power cable link for Ecuador’s 1500 MW Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric project currently under construction in the Amazon Basin.


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


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.


Nexans building cables offer receives Singapore Green Building Council certification


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


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


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.


Nexans makes breakthrough in Malaysia offshore sector with subsea umbilical order for F29 field development project


Nexans has made a breakthrough in the Malaysia offshore sector with the award of a major contract by Persada Engineering to supply an electro/hydraulic subsea umbilical for Sarawak Shell Berhad’s F29 field development.


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


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.