Press releases 2010

Nexans wins 180 million Euro turnkey contract for the EstLink 2 power submarine link between Finland and Estonia

12/24/10

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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2010 third-quarter financial information

10/28/10

Target confirmed for full year operating margin rate of 4.5%

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Nexans announces its intention to enter into discussion with Draka Holding N.V. for a possible offer with the support of Flint Beheer BV, the main shareholder of Draka Holding N.V. (48,48%)

10/12/10

Nexans today announces that it has obtained the commitment of Flint Beheer BV, subject to certain conditions, to tender its shares of Draka Holding N.V. if Nexans makes an offer to acquire Draka Holding N.V.. Nexans has agreed to make a proposal to Draka Holding N.V.

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Nexans wins 7.5 million Euros cable projects as Sao Paulo upgrades its Metro trains

10/6/10

Nexans has been awarded contracts worth a total of 7.5 million Euros to supply its specialized FLAMEX® rail cable solutions for installation on new and modernized rolling stock on the Sao Paulo City Metropolitan Transportation network.

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Nexans’ QICC joint venture in Qatar starts commercial production at its new cable plant

10/5/10

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 cables ensure safety, performance and comfort for Bombardier’s Francilien suburban trains

9/21/10

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

9/7/10

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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Nexans wins a 64 million Euros turnkey contract for Greece’s new Nea Makri-Polypotamos high-voltage submarine power link

8/3/10

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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2010 First Half-Year Results

7/28/10

Paris, July 28, 2010 - Sales recover in the second quarter but half-year profit impacted by the difficult start of the year.

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Nexans rolls out its green drum programme

6/22/10

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

6/17/10

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

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Nexans launches a capital increase reserved for its employees

5/19/10

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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Nexans wins 90 million euros turnkey contract for Dubai’s first 400 kV underground cable system

4/27/10

Project to manufacture and install new Extra High Voltage circuits in specially constructed cable tunnels will help meet Dubai’s need for more power.

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2010 First-Quarter Financial Information

4/22/10

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

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Superconducting medium voltage cable from Nexans conducts record current: 3,200 amperes during load cycle tests

4/19/10

Laboratory measurement within the Endesa Supercable project demonstrates real world feasibility

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Nexans completes an offshore cable contract for the conversion of ESPIRITO SANTO FPSO

4/15/10

ESPIRITO SANTO FPSO is now in operation with over 500 kilometres of halogen-free, fire-safe power, control and instrumentation cables

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Nexans makes all its business flights CarbonNeutral®

4/15/10

Purchasing carbon offsets will support reforestation project in Tanzania

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Nexans secures 9.5 million euros contract to supply FLAMEX® cables for China Railway High-speed trains

3/2/10

Over 10,000km FLAMEX® cables to be supplied for 79 train-sets

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Nexans supplies high voltage cable accessories for second phase of China’s Xi'an XianYang International Airport

2/23/10

HV accessories are used for cable jointing and termination in the airport’s transformer substation.

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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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Nexans wins 13 million Euros power cable contract for the Linth-Limmern pumped-storage hydropower plant project in Switzerland

2/17/10

Nexans will supply a turnkey solution, consisting of Extra High Voltage (380 kV) cables, for the connection to the Swiss national power grid.

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2009 Full-Year Results

2/10/10

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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