Joy Global in the Community

Community relations

Our goal is to operate as a strong, sustainable organization with a genuine social responsibility to our people and the communities where we live and work. 

We take a comprehensive approach that aligns with our corporate values and maximizes the impact we can have as a global organization. We focus our investment of financial and employee volunteer resources to address specific initiatives within the local communities in which we operate; these include education, community development, and human services. 

Our community programs are not just about writing a check. We get actively involved in many of the programs, often providing leadership and teams of volunteers. Our employees are fully engaged in our community relations efforts, offering generous help when needs arise. 

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Joy Global Foundation

For more than 30 years, the Joy Global Foundation has provided financial support for non-profit charitable organizations in the US communities where Joy Global operates.

Why We Believe in Education

We are committed to supporting education, particularly programs that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

University Activities

We are committed to supporting mining education through scholarships and advisory councils.

Mining graduates visit Komatsu Mining

Recently, 17 mining and metallurgy graduates visited the Komatsu Mining Corp. Wadeville plant and were introduced to Engineering career opportunities. 

Sasol TechnoX 2017

On a chilly Monday morning in Secunda, on July 31st 2017, a team of Komatsu Mining Corporation employees awaited the arrival of students for the Sasol TechnoX.

Youth Day in South Africa

Employees honor Youth Day in South Africa, commemorating the protest of 10,000 students in Soweto, South Africa in 1976 against Apartheid.

New Classrooms for Evander High School

In June 2017, Komatsu officially handed over three newly built classrooms and furniture to the Evander High School.

Amazing Race 2017

Our Electrical and Mechanical Engineering employees from our South Africa offices entered two teams to take part in the Amazing Race 2017.

Karabo Centre top performers awards ceremony

On Friday, 1 April 2016 an awards ceremony was hosted for the top performers of the Karabo Centre project. 

Joy Global at Sasol TechnoX

Joy Global Africa participated in this year's Sasol TechnoX exhibition, helping students understand our business and equipment.  

Why We Believe in Community Development

We build and support the communities in which we work and live by investing in partnerships with organizations that revitalize and enrich our local neighborhoods.

Football club receives donations

The Germiston office of Komatsu Mining recently donated football bibs to the Mighty Brothers and Sisters Football Club of Germiston. 

Nelson Mandela International Day 2017

Employees were encouraged to participate in community service to commemorate Mandela’s contributions to society.

Fighting fires for Leandra

This September, Joy Global Africa officially handed over two fire fighting vehicles to the Leandra Fire Station. 

Mandela Day initatives

Employees from Joy Global Africa pulled together to participate into two activities to celebrate Mandela Day.  

Why We Believe in Human Services

We work to enhance the quality of life of others through support of organizations that address basic human needs.

Winter Shoe Drive

Komatsu partnered with 4Souls Foundation to deliver shoes to local students who might otherwise have to attend school without shoes.

Joy Global Africa Mandela International Day Celebrations

By becoming a Mandela Day change maker and doing something that affects positive change every day, Joy Global shows that actions speak louder than words.