construction

Twitter Fan Media Gallery: Heavy Construction Equipment in Action

February 20, 2018

With spring looming in the distance and the ground starting to thaw in some parts of the United States, heavy construction equipment is making an appearance on many construction sites. We’re seeing everything from John Deere backhoes to excavators being used on small and large projects.

We searched high and low to find some of the best images of construction equipment in action captured by our fans on Twitter. We wanted to recognize the photographers who took time out of their day to snap a photo and put it on their social profiles and also thank the hardworking men and women in the construction industry who keep working even in harsh winter weather.

John Deere Debuts New Roll-Out Bucket for Wide Array of Tasks

February 19, 2018

With a roll-out bucket, no task is too big for agricultural, construction and landscaping professionals. The new roll-out bucket from John Deere comes in three different widths, designed to accommodate a wide range of tasks out in the field.

John Deere Roll-Out Bucket

“From loading tall Total Mixed Ration mixers in ag applications or elevated truck beds, our new roll-out buckets allow customers to lift higher and get more done in a workday,” says Jessica Hill, program manager of global attachments at John Deere. “Our unique hydraulic design is ideal for customers loading light materials when a machine’s lift height is limited.”

Key Motor Grader Safety Tips for Peace of Mind

February 12, 2018

Motor graders from John Deere come with several safety features, all of which are just as important as the operational aspects of the machines.

John Deere Motor Grader Safety

By taking them into account, customers can ensure that they are always working safely while tackling tasks out in the field. Here are some motor grader safety tips to keep in mind:

Motor Grader Safety Tips: Before Operation

  • Buckle up before you start the engine.
  • Make a quick check of the operational controls.
  • Listen for unusual noises and vibrations before starting.

John Deere Road Construction Machinery That’s Worth Its Weight

September 8, 2014

Quality road construction machinery is everything to road builders, as they are constantly hustling to meet deadlines. If road builders seek to deliver maximum production without putting in a lot of extra effort, they need to be using top-notch machinery. There are a few pieces of John Deere machinery in particular that offer unique advantages to help heavy-duty construction get done.

We’ve pulled 5 key members of the John Deere road construction machinery line that will help road builders complete their job in the most efficient way possible. Let’s take a look.

524K Wheel Loader

road construction machinery

John Deere Publications: Keeping a Pulse on Industry Happenings

August 20, 2013

Whether you happen to be a John Deere brand loyalist, owner, supporter, or just someone interested in one of the various Deere-related industries, there are a number of John Deere publications just a click away that reveal  a wealth of valuable and interesting information.

In this post, we will highlight nine of John Deere’s publications, what industry each covers, and how they can be a valuable asset to their readers. Happy reading!

John Deere “The Plowshare

John Deere Plowshare

John Deere Construction Simulators Offer Cheap, Easy Alternative to On-Site Training

November 27, 2012

Have you ever wondered how you can train new construction operators with little chance of injury, no machine or property damage, no fuel costs, and no emissions?  If so, look no further than the John Deere construction simulators; a cost-effective, safe, and efficient alternative to on-site training.

John Deere construction training simulators come at a fraction of the cost of an actual training machine and put new operators in the driver’s seat. Literally.

John Deere construction simulators

MachineFinder Spotlight: The John Deere Crawler Loader

October 12, 2011

John Deere Crawler Loaders

Construction sites are a tough environment that requires reliable, hard-working tools. If you are in need of strong versatile machines that are built to last then the John Deere 605C crawler loader and John Deere 655C crawler loader will give the reassurance you need.

John Deere Crawler Loader Versatility

These strong, versatile, and durable machines will become an essential part of any construction vehicle fleet. The John Deere crawler loaders are exceptional vehicles for digging, dragging, excavating, backfilling, landscaping, and loading trucks. The JD 605C and JD 655C crawler loaders have exceptional maneuverability when transporting materials through a work zone.

Used John Deere 605c crawler loader

New MachineFinder Feature: John Deere Dealer Locator

September 23, 2011

John Deere Dealer Locator

MachineFinder.com is excited to announce the addition of a John Deere Dealer Locator tool to MachineFinder which will allow customers to search for dealer locations on MachineFinder in North America. MachineFinder will list Agricultural & Turf and Construction & Forestry dealer locations that participate with MachineFinder. Customers can navigate to the Dealer Locator by clicking on the ‘Dealers’ tab located on the MachineFinder.com pages.

John Deere MachineFinder

Interim Tier 4 Glossary of Terms

June 23, 2011

This excerpt was originally posted on the John Deere, Straightforward Blog June 20, 2011. You can view the original post here.

Additional Key Terms You Should Know

Earlier this year, we introduced an initial glossary of terms commonly used when speaking about emissions to help our readers “talk the talk” when it comes to Interim Tier 4 emissions requirements. This month, we’ve added some additional terms to our glossary to help you better understand the topic of regeneration as it relates to emissions regulations.

Exhaust Filter Regeneration – the “burning off” of particulate matter (PM) from diesel engines.

CONEXPO Insights: Tom Jackson of Equipment Today discusses the future of IT4

June 17, 2011

This excerpt was originally posted on the John Deere, Straightforward Blog June 15, 2011. You can view the original post here.

We asked several visitors to the John Deere Power Systems Booth at CONEXPO-CON/AGG to share their thoughts on Interim Tier 4 emissions standards and what’s to come in the future. When asked what trends were gaining traction across the industry, Tom Jackson, Executive Editor of Equipment World provided some great insight into the future of IT4 and what he expects to see at CONEXPO 2014.