September 17, 2008

Joy Global Inc. Analyst Presentation to Be Held On Tuesday, September 23, 2008

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Joy Global Inc. (Nasdaq:JOYG) announced today that on September 23, 2008 it will hold its annual Analyst Day presentation from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PT, in conjunction with the MINExpo conference in Las Vegas, September 22-24, 2008.

A live audio webcast of the presentation with accompanying slides will be available on the company's website at Listeners should go to the Events & Presentations heading in the investor relations section of the Joy Global website at least 15 minutes before the presentation to download and install any necessary audio software.

About the Company

Joy Global Inc. is a worldwide leader in manufacturing, servicing and distributing equipment for surface mining through P&H Mining Equipment, underground mining through Joy Mining Machinery, and bulk material conveyor systems through Continental Crushing & Conveying.

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 CONTACT: Joy Global Inc.          Sara Leuchter Wilkins, Vice President, Investor            Relations and Corporate Communications          414-319-8513           Financial Relations Board          Analyst Contact          George Zagoudis          312-640-6663