Construction

An In-Depth Look at the John Deere 950K Crawler Dozer

April 12, 2017

The John Deere 950K is designed to rival the best production-class crawler dozers in the industry. It is built specifically for customers seeking reliability on road projects and other large-scale tasks.

John Deere 950K

To get a better understanding of what the John Deere 950K has to offer, let’s take a look at some of its highlights.

Engine

The John Deere 950K has an EPA Final Tier 4 engine with a variable-speed suction fan, along with auto reverse. It is designed to burn up to 20 percent less fuel than conventional engines, and it has a turbocharger as well.

Heavy Equipment Inspection Steps That Lead to Safer Operation

April 3, 2017

When performing heavy equipment maintenance, basic safety inspections should never be overlooked as a part of the process. Heavy equipment inspections relating to safety will keep your crew safer during the working season and will also be beneficial to the health of your equipment fleet.

Heavy Equipment Inspection

While basic safety inspections are often overlooked by operators, they’re very easy to incorporate into the machine maintenance fold. Here’s a list of locations on heavy equipment where safety inspections should be strongly considered.

Note: The frequency of these inspections may vary depending on the operating conditions. 

A Brief Overview of the Refreshed John Deere Strategy

March 23, 2017

Over the years, Deere & Company has proactively studied changes in its major global markets to better understand and meet the needs of customers around the world. The company has recently refreshed its strategy to address these changes.

Here, we’ve provided a summary of the revised John Deere Strategy. You can also watch the video below to get Chairman and CEO Sam Allen’s perspective on it.

John Deere Strategy

John Deere at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017: What to Expect

March 1, 2017

Each year, the construction industry patiently awaits the arrival of CONEXPO-CON/AGG, which brings together businesses and professionals that focus on asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, lifting, mining, utilities and more. CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 will be no different, as the industry will gather at the Las Vegas Convention Center from March 7-11.

CONEXPO-CON/AGG

More than 2,500 exhibitors are expected to cover the 2.5 million square feet of space and John Deere will once again be amongst the many.

So, what can attendees expect from John Deere at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017? Let’s take a closer look:

Get More Done with One: John Deere 333G Compact Track Loader

February 23, 2017

If you’re looking to get more done with less equipment, it might be time to consider the John Deere 333G Compact Track Loader. This machine helps achieve quicker and easier loading with the refined vertical-lift loader design for better reach. Not to mention, it also serves significantly greater boom and bucket breakouts.

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It’s one thing to hear it from us, and another thing to hear it from customers who use the equipment every day. For this reason, we wanted to share this video, highlighting how the John Deere 333G helped David Holmes take his business from a small landscaping gig to a thriving excavating company.

What to Expect From the John Deere 450K Crawler Dozer

February 15, 2017

Since 1976 (the year John Deere introduced hydrostatic transmission to the crawler dozer market), the company has continued to rely on customer feedback in an attempt to make the lives of contractors easier through improved equipment design. Deere recently introduced its latest K-Series crawler dozer, the 450K, and like its predecessors, it too is designed to meet builders’ needs.

John Deere 450K

Let’s take a closer look at some of the key specs and features of the John Deere 450K.

John Deere and Foresight Intelligence Partnership Overview

February 6, 2017

John Deere has recently formed a partnership with Foresight Intelligence®, Inc., to make it easier for dealers and customers to complete their daily tasks.

John Deere Foresight Intelligence

Jena Holtberg-Benge, director, John Deere WorkSight™, said, “Teaming up with Foresight Intelligence allows our dealers to be even more proactive by managing machine health before a customer is aware of an issue. IATC further enhances the power of John Deere WorkSight and is another tool for our dealers to increase customer uptime and create a sustainable competitive advantage.”

Let’s take a closer look at what this partnership means for John Deere construction equipment owners and dealers.

12 John Deere Skid Steer Attachments for Efficiency and Productivity

January 30, 2017

John Deere skid steers are designed to provide operators with the utmost efficiency on the job. With John Deere skid steer attachments, users can get even more out of their equipment, whether they need additional speed or force for a specific task.

John Deere Skid Steer Attachments

Let’s take a look at 12 attachments compatible with John Deere skid steers.

Buckets

John Deere manufactures easy-to-attach buckets for its skid steers, and they come in a wide range of depths to tackle various tasks on the job.

Ag Forks

Video Gallery: John Deere Articulated Dump Truck Maintenance Comparison

January 26, 2017

If you’ve got a lot of material to move, it’s time to put the John Deere E-Series Articulated Dump Truck to work. With key features like EPA Final Tier 4/EU Stage IV engine, onboard weighing system, best-in-class transmission retarder and a redesigned sound-suppressed cab, these productive machines incorporate everything you need to keep profits flowing.

John Deere Articulated Dump Truck

But, productivity is just half the battle when it comes to articulated dump trucks. Operators must have their daily pre-op maintenance under control to achieve the best results and prolong the lifetime of their equipment.

Video Gallery: Training Guide to Your John Deere Construction Attachments

January 12, 2017

One of the great things about owning John Deere construction equipment is that there’s always new attachments that you can add to get the most our of your machinery. In order to maximize your investment, your crew not only needs the tools and attachments, but they need the proper training as well.

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In this video gallery, we’ll take a look at some of the key attachments you can add to your construction equipment and how they should be used on your job site.

John Deere Worksite Pro Hammer