West Virginia company to move, bring 60 new jobs to Virginia

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A company that makes equipment for coal mining and other industries is planning a new facility in Giles County.

Gov. Ralph Northam announced that Cogar Manufacturing plans to spend $2.5 million and create 60 new jobs. The company will relocate a manufacturing operation from West Virginia to the former Caterpillar facility in Giles.

Northam approved a $150,000 grant for the project.

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