Low Fire Hazard cables produced in Ghana launched

Nexans Kabelmetal Ghana is actively campaigning to improve safety in buildings and to protect people’s lives.

 

In January 2019, we launched a new family of Low Fire Hazard cables produced in Ghana that are halogen free and flame retardant.

 

Old and sub-standard electrical cables are the common cause of commercial and residential fires. 70% of life’s lost are caused by inhaling dangerous gas emitted during fires.

 

To reduce the exposure time to these gases, Nexans Kabelmetal’s Low Fire-Hazard cables reduce smoke opacity and gas emission while preventing flames from spreading.

 

Located in Tema Industrial Area, Nexans Kabelmetal Ghana has the capacity to produce Low Fire-Hazard building wires (1.5mm to 16mm) and industrial armored multicores cables.

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As a global leader in advanced cabling and connectivity solutions, Nexans brings energy to life through an extensive range of best-in-class products and innovative services. For over 120 years, innovation has been the company’s hallmark, enabling Nexans to drive a safer, smarter and more efficient future together with its customers. Today, the Nexans Group is committed to facilitating energy transition and supporting the exponential growth of data by empowering its customers in four main business areas: Building & Territories (including utilities, smart grids, e­mobility), High Voltage & Projects (covering offshore wind farms, submarine interconnections, land high voltage), Telecom & Data (covering data transmission, telecom networks, hyperscale data centers, LAN), and Industry & Solutions (including renewables, transportation, Oil & Gas, automation, and others). Corporate Social Responsibility is a guiding principle of Nexans’ business activities and internal practices. In 2013 Nexans became the first cable provider to create a Foundation supporting sustainable initiatives bringing access to energy to disadvantaged communities worldwide. The Group’s commitment to developing ethical, sustainable and high-quality cables drives its active involvement within several leading industry associations, including Europacable, The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), International Cablemakers Federation (ICF) or CIGRE to mention a few. Nexans employs more than 26,000 people with industrial footprint in 34 countries and commercial activities worldwide. In 2017, the Group generated 6.4 billion euros in sales. Nexans is listed on Euronext Paris, compartment A. For more information, please consult: www.nexans.com