Caterpillar shifts truck manufacturing to Mexico



The Australian Manufacturing Workers\’ Union is blaming the high Australian dollar for a decision by mining truck maker Caterpillar to shift manufacturing overseas.The unions say the trucks will now be put together in Mexico, and 100 jobs will be lost.Caterpillar currently assembles the big, yellow mining trucks at a factory at Tullamarine in Victoria, but says in a letter to the union that it\’s closing it down just before Christmas

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