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Nippon Steel

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. held a ceremony Tuesday in Aichi Prefecture to mark the completion of a new-generation coke oven that improves cost effectiveness by utilizing a more efficient production process. The new coke furnace in Nagoya Works is the second of its kind for the company, following one in Oita Works completed in 2008, according to Japan's biggest steelmaker.

UPDATE 1-Cooker maker AGA Rangemaster looks overseas for growth

LONDON, March 8 (Reuters) - Britain's AGA Rangemaster Group PLC is hoping it can lure more Americans and Chinese to buy its upmarket cookers, as fewer house moves in Britain led to a fall in sales in 2012. AGA's cast-iron cookers are renowned for their appeal to farming communities in Britain and affluent urban customers, and the firm says it counts veteran rock star Paul McCartney and French actor Gerard Depardieu among its following of 'AGA enthusiasts'.
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