Joy Global Inc.
Dec 5, 2005

Joy Global Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2005 Earnings Release And Conference Call Information

Milwaukee, WI - December 5, 2005 - Joy Global Inc. (Nasdaq: JOYG) announced today that it will release fourth quarter earnings and year-end results prior to the opening of business on Wednesday, December 21, 2005. A conference call is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. EST on December 21, 2005, to discuss the quarterly and year-end results. John Nils Hanson, chairman, president and CEO of Joy Global will host the call, along with Chief Financial Officer Donald C. Roof and Chief Accounting Officer Michael S. Olsen.

Investors and interested parties may participate on the call by dialing 800-649-5127 in the United States or 706-679-0637 outside of the United States, access code #2786330, at least 15 minutes prior to the 11:00 a.m. EST start time of the call. A rebroadcast of the call will be available until the close of business on January 13, 2006 by dialing 800-642-1687 or 706-645-9291, access code #2786330.

Alternatively, investors may listen to the call via a live webcast accessible on the Joy Global Inc. web site at http://www.joyglobal.com/investorrelations/confcalls.jsp. To listen, please register and download audio software on the site at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call. The webcast will be archived on the site until January 31, 2006.

About The Company

Joy Global Inc. is a worldwide leader in manufacturing, servicing and distributing equipment for surface mining through P&H Mining Equipment and underground mining through Joy Mining Machinery.