Construction

John Deere Turf and Construction Equipment at Kauffman Stadium

June 14, 2018

At Kauffman Stadium, the home of the Kansas City Royals, the groundskeeping crew plays a significant role in the appearance and functionality of the field. By employing a combination of John Deere turf and construction equipment, including 333G compact track loaders, gators and ATVs, and 85G excavators, the teams at Kauffman and Bush Sports Turf were able to work together to complete a seemingly impossible task with precision and ease.

John Deere Kauffman Stadium

Watch the videos below to learn how John Deere turf and construction equipment turned a groundskeeping dream into a reality.

Groundskeeper Greatness at Kauffman Stadium | Bush Sports Turf

Exploring the Features of the New John Deere 345G LC Excavator

June 7, 2018

The new John Deere 345G LC excavator provides customers with the reliability and durability that they expect from this brand while including additional features designed to improve the user experience. Compared to previous models, specifically the 245G LC, this larger piece of equipment offers benefits such as more reach and higher lift capacity. With the John Deere 345G LC excavator, operators can take advantage of the reduced tail swing in tight spaces, even while working underground.

Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of the John Deere 345G LC reduced tail swing excavator.

Video Gallery: Upcycling with John Deere Equipment

May 10, 2018

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, especially when that trash is turned into something of higher quality. By upcycling with John Deere equipment, NOVUS Wood Group in Texas has been able to increase productivity throughout their multi-step process.

Watch the video below to learn more about the strategy behind upcycling raw material and the type of John Deere equipment that is used for each individual step.

Upcycling | NOVUS Wood Group

Video Gallery: John Deere 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader

April 26, 2018

John Deere construction equipment offers operators the ability to complete tasks easily and efficiently when taking advantage of a variety of features. For example, the John Deere 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader includes a hybrid drive system that maximizes the productivity of the machine itself.

When used correctly, the capabilities of this machine are astounding, from having the ability to recover energy from wheel motors to being able to perform quick direction changes without the use of service brakes. Watch the videos below to learn more about the 944K, its capacity, and what operators must do to ensure maximum production.

Twitter Fan Media Gallery: Compact Construction Equipment in Action

March 26, 2018

Despite the fact that spring has officially arrived, many parts of the country are still facing snowy and icy conditions, making getting outside seem unbearable. While some are able to spend their time working on their landscapes, others are cleaning up snow on a consistent basis. As our fans have shown us, though, John Deere compact construction equipment helps make any job quick and easy, no matter the weather.

Video Gallery: What You Should Know About John Deere Wheel Loaders

March 15, 2018

There is a wide array of John Deere wheel loaders to choose from, and they all have several features designed to make your job easier. Whether you’re interested in learning more about your wheel loader’s operator controls or pre-operation maintenance, we’re here to help you better understand your machine.

John Deere wheel loaders have convenient service points, standard operator controls, and loading capabilities to help you work efficiently throughout the day. Watch the videos below to learn more.

Daily Pre-Operation Maintenance

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.

Maximizing Equipment Longevity with the John Deere Undercarriage Inspection App

February 6, 2018

Construction and forestry equipment operators are often times taking on tough projects on an even tougher terrain. As a result, the undercarriage of the equipment can go through a lot of wear and tear, making regular inspections necessary for optimizing machine performance day in and day out.

With John Deere’s Undercarriage Inspection mobile application, construction and forestry equipment operators can more confidently perform an undercarriage inspection and manage inspections for the entire fleet of machines.

Undercarriage Inspection

Let’s take a closer look at this mobile app and learn more about how it can help equipment and fleet owners better manage undercarriage inspections.