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ALL CABLES ARE NOT THE SAME (ACANTS) LAUNCH
Posted: 11th May 2016

ALL CABLES ARE NOT THE SAME (ACANTS) LAUNCH

Prysmian is staging a series of roadshows to demonstrate how cables that may look similar can perform very differently, highlighting the potential dangers of selecting poor quality products.  The “All Cables Are Not The Same” (ACANTS) roadshow was launched in April, with further events planned to take place around the country over the summer.



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Build the Future
Posted: 22nd October 2015

Build the Future

Milan, October 5 2015 - The fifth edition of Build the Future, the international recruitment program of Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, has been launched. The aim is to identify and train the company’s professionals and, with regards to the best among them, the managers of tomorrow.



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Construction Products Regulation for cable
Posted: 01st June 2015

Construction Products Regulation for cable

The Construction product regulation (CPR) for cables  is coming. This will be a mandatory requirement for cable placed on the market in the EU where it is to be used in the construction market. This will introduce a CE mark to allow free movement of goods in the EU where its scope will be considerably wider than the existing LV directive.



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New Bicon Components Website from Prysmian
Posted: 26th January 2015

New Bicon Components Website from Prysmian

Prysmian has launched a new website dedicated to Bicon Cable Components providing information for the entire range of components.



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Energy Cables with Low Fire Hazard
Posted: 19th December 2014

Energy Cables with Low Fire Hazard

Energy cables with low fire-hazard are typically specified and required as general LV lighting and power distribution in occupied public buildings.  In the event of fire and they can reduce the hazard if selected correctly.



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Fire Performance Cables in Buildings
Posted: 20th November 2014

Fire Performance Cables in Buildings

The most commonly identified cause of death from a fire incident is being overcome by gas or smoke . . .



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Prysmian scoops award
Posted: 02nd May 2014

Prysmian scoops award

Prysmian has been recognised for its efforts to help local students gain important new skills as it won the Developing People Award in Eastleigh College’s training ambassador awards.



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Carbon footprint – Prysmian on track
Posted: 02nd May 2014

Carbon footprint – Prysmian on track

Prysmian has received confirmation and certification that its UK design, manufacturing, testing and corporate functions meet the requirements of CEMARS®.



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A Century of Cables From Prysmian
Posted: 17th March 2014

A Century of Cables From Prysmian

20th January 1914 saw Pirelli General Cable Works Ltd sign the agreement to build its first cable factory in the UK. 100 years later the company - now called Prysmian Group - is not only the largest cable manufacturer in the world but, unlike its competitors, continues its commitment to manufacturing in the UK.



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ASM map
Posted: 18th December 2013

ASM map

Cable specifications can be a minefield for those new to installation or design and even seasoned campaigners benefit from an update every now and again. Find out your Prysmian Area Sales Manager and what’s new in cable.



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Afumex LSX cable installed in care village
Posted: 22nd October 2013

Afumex LSX cable installed in care village

Aberdeenshire Council selected Prysmian Afumex LSX cables for the recently opened Edenholme care village in Stonehaven in the north east of Scotland.



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The Approved Cable Initiative (ACI)
Posted: 10th August 2013

The Approved Cable Initiative (ACI)

According to the ACI, 20% of the cable in the UK supply chain is unsafe, non approved or counterfeit.



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Low Fire Hazzard Cable Terminology
Posted: 17th June 2013

Low Fire Hazzard Cable Terminology

What do terms like 'low smoke, 'zero halogen',  'flame retardant' and 'low corrosive gases' really mean?



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Yes, Prime Minister - Support for Prysmian
Posted: 14th February 2013

Yes, Prime Minister - Support for Prysmian

Prime Minister David Cameron visited the Prysmian factory in Eastleigh this week, keen to demonstrate the Government’s support for private sector manufacturing in the UK and receptive to calls for regulating the import of substandard cable. 



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Prysmian Leeds the way
Posted: 14th February 2013

Prysmian Leeds the way

Prysmian’s  Afumex BS6724, Prysmian’s Low Smoke Zero Halogen cable, has been specified and installed in a new £350 million shopping centre development in Leeds.



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Guide to new British Standards
Posted: 07th January 2013

Guide to new British Standards

At the end of 2012 a number of changes to British Standards will come into effect.



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Padding up at Old Trafford
Posted: 27th September 2012

Padding up at Old Trafford

Prysmian Afumex LSX and other FP cables have been specified and installed as part of a grand £32 million transformation of Old Trafford Cricket Ground, home to the world famous Lancashire County Cricket Club.



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Join Prysmian at the Olympics Beach Volleyball!
Posted: 15th June 2012

Join Prysmian at the Olympics Beach Volleyball!

Win a chance to join the Prysmian team on Thursday, August 2nd 2012 for the Olympic Men's and Women's beach volleyball at Horse Guards Parade - CLOSED 15th JUNE

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Guernsey high school gets upgraded with Prysmian
Posted: 24th May 2012

Guernsey high school gets upgraded with Prysmian

Prysmian Afumex LSX™ and FP Plus™ have been specified and installed at the new campus for Les Beaucamps High School in Guernsey.



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<h1>Reduce the risk</h1>
Posted: 12th March 2012

Reduce the risk

Prysmian’s Afumex LSX is the original screened wiring cable used to improve installation times and the electrical safety in many building services circuits.



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Modern buildings, modern cables
Posted: 20th March 2012

Modern buildings, modern cables

Today's modern, public access buildings require up to date materials for their technology and control cables. Our product manager explains why.

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Afumex FAQs
Posted: 30th January 2012

Afumex FAQs

Afumex are low voltage cables for general lighting and power circuits in public buildings - find out more with these easy to read FAQs



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Prysmian launches Afumex cable & website
Posted: 02nd February 2012

Prysmian launches Afumex cable & website

To coincide with the launch of Prysmian’s Afumex range of low
smoke zero halogen cables (LSOH) the company has introduced a
new dedicated website, www.afumexcables.co.uk.

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Refurbishment is safe as houses
Posted: 25th August 2011

Refurbishment is safe as houses

Afumex LSX has been installed in London's premium Marylebone district as part of Portman Estates refurbishment programme.



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Low smoke cable confusion
Posted: 24th August 2011

Low smoke cable confusion

Simon Hopkins describes the confusion surrounding low smoke cable terminology because you may not be getting the performance you expect.



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JICABLE '11
Posted: 14th September 2011

JICABLE '11

Prysmian's Terry Journeaux presented a paper at the European cable conference in Versailles, France. We have included the paper here for you to download.



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