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Nexans New Zealand Limited

Years of operation in O&G industry: 10+ years
Brief company description:
As New Zealand's largest power cable supplier, Nexans New Zealand manufactures a wide range of quality electrical cable. Operating in NZ since 1967, we provide cable and associated expertise to all key markets in NZ and the Pacific including energy infrastructure, industrial, building and construction. This includes high quality cable and consulting services to approximately 200 projects every year, ranging in size from relatively small residential and commercial works to major multimillion dollar infrastructure projects. Employing over 130 staff, Nexan’s has a manufacturing facility and head office in New Plymouth, and sales and distribution warehouses in Christchurch and Auckland. Our factory produces a wide range of electrical power cables, ranging from low voltage through to medium voltage power cables with ratings up to 33kV, all of which are quality and environmentally certified to ISO9001 and ISO14001. As part of the global Nexans group, we have access to an extensive range of world leading cable products and solutions, suitable for energy projects of any size and scope.
Type of O&G business:
O and G supply chain/support company/organisation or agency
Head office location: Taranaki (NZ)
Other office locations:
Ellerslie Auckland, Philipstown, Christchurch
Awards, achievements, technological advancements:
Awards, Accreditations and Technological Advances: 2014 – Nexans Plant of the Year – Health and Safety 2015 – Nexans Plant of the Year – Health and Safety 2015 – Taranaki Chamber of Commerce, Health and Safety Excellence Award 2016 – Taranaki Chamber of Commerce, Environmental Sustainability Excellence Award
Projects in which your company has been significantly involved:
  • Kapuni
  • Kupe
  • Maari
  • Maui
  • McKee
  • Methanex construction
  • Methanex maintenance
  • Pohokura
  • Wind
  • Hydro
Other New Zealand projects: West wind, Te Apiti, Te Rere Hau, Te Uku, Mahinerangi & Tararua windfarms, Huntly EP3, Victoria Park Tunnel, HVDC pole 3, Auckland & Wtn rail electrification projects, various hydro
Additional project comments:
In addition to the manufacture and supply of electrical cable, Olex also offer project services ranging from concept design/strategic planning through to complete turnkey solution. Having a wealth of experience in design, procurement and logistics planning having supplied for numerous high-profile projects; Kupe, Huntly EP3, Mokai, HVDC pole 3 replacement, various windfarms.. We have additional experience in industrial installations, having installed cabling for bridges as well as short lengths of submarine cable. Part of the Nexus group, Olex has considerable knowledge and expertise to support project requirements.
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
Company association membership/s:
OGSTC (Oil & Gas Specialist Technologies Cluster)
Other membership/s: Energy & Industrial Group; Taranaki Chamber of Commerce; New Zealand Green Building Association; Electrical Contractors Association of NZ (ECANZ); Voltimum online electrical portal.
  • Design
  • Construction services & products
  • Specialist engineering services
Field development:
  • Subsea services, systems, products
  • Marine systems, equipment & support
  • Pipeline construction, services, equipment
  • Front End Engineering Design (FEED)
Industry training and development programmes offered:
  • Internships
  • Apprenticeships
Environmental Protection, Carbon Emission & Protection:
Field development:
  • Subsea services, systems, products
  • Marine systems, equipment & support
  • Pipeline construction, services, equipment
  • Front End Engineering Design (FEED)
Logistics & transportation:
Cranes/lifting equipment/transportation
Mechanical, Instrumental, Electrical & Communications:
  • Telecommunications services/products
  • Power transmission/lighting & services
  • Instrumentation, electrics & electronics
  • Electrical and Instrumental
Specialist technologies/support/products services:
Other capabilities: Environmental Protection, Carbon Emission & Protection: In 2014 Nexans were awarded Green Star accreditation for Best Environmental Practice for all New Zealand manufactured products containing PVC. As a result, Nexans products qualify for installation in both Green Star and Living Building Challenge Projects.