Caterpillar closing Pulaski plant

240 workers to be laid off

PULASKI, Va. - Caterpillar Incorporated is shutting down its Pulaski, Virginia plant and laying off 240 workers.

The company has decided to move its production of underground mining equipment to Pennsylvania.

oal haulers, coal scoops and other mining equipment were made at the plant.

A company spokesman says the move will make its underground mining business more efficient and competitive.

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