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300 temporary workers will finish their final shifts at the Caterpillar factory in Peterlee.
The company's blaming the cuts on the world-wide recession and a lower demand than expected for its trucks.
Unions say they're disappointed.
It leaves about a thousand workers at the site.
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300 people are to lose their jobs at the truck production plant Caterpillar in Peterlee.