Bucyrus posts 38.5% jump in profit

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (April 24, 2009) – Even in a soft global economy, Bucyrus International said Friday it continues to have a solid backlog of mining equipment orders. The South Milwaukee company posted a 38.5% profit increase in the three months ended March 31. Net income rose to $56.9 million, or 76 cents a share, from $41.1 million, or 55 cents, in the year-earlier quarter.