construction

Exploring the Capabilities of the John Deere 344L High-Lift

August 13, 2019

John Deere has introduced a new high-lift option on the 344L Compact Wheel Loader for customers who need a little more dump clearance and increased hinge pin height. The 344L High-Lift now offers further reach for dumping, stacking, ag material handling, general construction or landscaping, and snow removal tasks.

The high-lift option has a maximum hinge pin height of 13 feet 2 inches, which is about a foot more than the standard 344L.

Stand Up to Any Task with a John Deere Rock and Scrap Grapple

April 16, 2019

When you’re on the hunt for the perfect John Deere equipment for clearing land, removing brush, and cleaning up a job site, you may want to consider a grapple. Scrap and rock grapples can handle a wide variety of tasks, ranging from disaster cleanup to general job site tidying.

All rock and scrap grapple models from John Deere are able to handle large loads and difficult materials. Rock grapples, in particular, have a welded-in serrated cutting edge that easily penetrates all ground conditions. Scrap grapples feature open side with bolt-on side plates, which allows for the easy grappling of material that is wider than the bucket. Additionally, a predrilled lip makes it simple to add a bolt-on replaceable cutting edge for longer wear life.

Examining the New Features of the John Deere 310L EP and 210L EP

September 19, 2018

In an effort to keep up with customer needs and demand, John Deere has updated the John Deere 310L EP Backhoe and 210L EP Tractor Loader. New engine technology and other adjustments have been designed to improve uptime and productivity for operators on the job. “Our goal is to continue to support the ‘EP strategy’ and to offer an effective backhoe solution under the 56-kW power level, which allows for greater flexibility to meet emission regulations,” said Brian Hennings, product marketing manager, backhoes and tractor loaders, John Deere Construction & Forestry.

John Deere Engine History: A Production Timeline

April 9, 2018

John Deere has a long track record of creating top performing equipment for everything from construction to agricultural jobs. Behind every machine is a powerful engine, which is created to stand the test of time.

Let’s take a look at some key dates in John Deere’s engine history and rediscover where it all began.

1900

John Deere entered the engine market with the Root and VanDervoort Engineering Company of Champaign, Illinois.

1907

During the early days of this partnership, R&V relocated its manufacturing facilities to East Moline, Illinois.

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