The Mining Foundation of the Southwest was pleased to recognize Joy Global with the 2013 Industry Partnership Award during the 31st annual American Mining Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony.
Joy Global - It Starts with a Singular Focus on Mining
Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, Joy Global brings advanced equipment, systems and direct services to the global mining industry. With its focus solely on mining, Joy Global designs, manufactures, distributes and services extensive product lines of highly reliable P&H surface mining equipment and Joy underground mining machinery used to cut, crush, load and convey coal and industrial minerals worldwide.
From its origins in the design and production of mechanized mining machinery, Joy Global has grown to become one of the world's largest, most recognizable and highly respected providers of underground and surface mining solutions. The company's equipment, mining know-how, and employees are at the forefront of providing raw materials and coal to people all over the world. Joy Global's products and related services are used for the mining of coal, copper, iron ore, oil sands, gold and other mineral resources.
Its reach is truly global, with facilities and service centers that span six continents and more than twenty countries. But its focus remains local, with people and services close to the mines to facilitate better decisions and provide better solutions. Around the world, Joy Global employs more than 14,000 people in over 120 facilities. Through its worldwide service centers and highly trained field technicians, Joy Global provides year round, 24 hour support and service to literally thousands of customers.
Joy Global is at the vanguard of new developments in underground and surface mining processes and mining equipment, constantly introducing ever more powerful, technologically advanced and consistently reliable equipment and controls. Throughout its history, Joy Global has compiled a litany of industry firsts and literally has revolutionized the mining industry, taking it from its pick and shovel origins to the fully mechanized, highly complex and automated mining processes of today.
Joy Global is continuously working to make mining operations safer and more productive. With its innovative equipment and life-cycle services, mine operators are able to consistently achieve the lowest cost per unit of production over the life of the equipment.
Above ground and below, Joy Global strives to create a more seamless experience that raises the bar for the entire mining industry.