Commodity glut takes toll on mining industry

The mining bill was the first and top priority of the Wisconsin Legislature in 2013, but it may take years before any mining-related jobs are created in the state.

That’s because the global demand for mining and mining equipment is at a standstill.

The slowdown is taking a toll on Milwaukee-based Joy Global Inc., which manufactures mining equipment.

Read more in a Milwaukee Biz Blog by BizTimes Executive Editor Steve Jagler.

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