construction equipment

John Deere Compact Construction Equipment Key at King’s Cove Marina

October 18, 2018

John Deere compact construction equipment can be used for multiple purposes, even when it comes to dealing with the ups and downs of the Mississippi River. Bill King, owner of King’s Cove Marina in Hastings, Minnesota, knew he could rely on John Deere compact construction equipment to maintain the land surrounding his marina. This is especially important to him, as he has seen his fair share of floods over the years, including “the big one” that came through in 1993.

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 Hydrau Benefits for Forestry and Construction Equipment

January 18, 2018

The old saying, “oil is oil,” is simply not the case today with new hydraulic fluid specifications from John Deere that promise performance for forestry and construction equipment for years to come. John Deere Hydrau

Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of the new John Deere Hydrau™ and Hydrau™ XR formula.

Hydrau and Hydrau XR Educational Video

The John Deere Hydrau and Hydrau XR (extended ambient temperature range) formulas are specifically designed for all-season use in hydraulic and hydrostatic construction and forestry equipment. Both formulas have over 29,000 hours of field testing to ensure that they outperform other oils by resisting oxidation and wear.

Tips for Maintaining John Deere Tires on Construction Equipment

November 20, 2017

A new tire can be costly to replace, especially on construction equipment. When it comes time to make the investment, you’ll want to ensure that you’re utilizing the tire appropriately to get the most bang for your buck.

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In this guide, we will go over the tips you need for utilizing your John Deere tires correctly, regardless of your machine. These tips include:

  • Refer to Your Periodic Maintenance Chart
  • Observe Specific Tire Pressures for Graders
  • Change Tire Pressures When Moving to Other Applications
  • Review Your Michelin Tires
  • Refer to Your JDLink™ Ultimate System

Four Fuel Management Tips and Best Practices for Construction Crews

June 20, 2017

While fuel prices may change by the day, construction businesses that operate a variety of equipment remain steadfast on keeping costs low. Fuel management is often times at the top of the list of ways to immediately free up dollars for other aspects of the businesses that could use the help.

Fuel Management Tips

While John Deere construction equipment is designed with fuel efficiency at top of mind, there are some tips and best practices that can be put to action to better manage fuel, save time, and improve efficiency across the worksite.

Here are four quick tips to consider:

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. 

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.

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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.

John Deere in Action: Concrete Results No Matter What Size Machine

June 23, 2016

We love hearing stories from John Deere customers across every industry, especially with all of the motivational construction stories out there. For construction equipment users, sharing challenges and experiences can help create a truly competitive advantage.

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For this reason, we wanted to share some recent stories from construction equipment customers who share how they successfully use John Deere equipment to run their companies.

These videos provide concrete examples of how business owners and operators use everything from small to big machines to tackle their daily tasks more efficiently. Enjoy!

Video Gallery: Inspiring John Deere Construction Stories (Part 1)

March 24, 2016

We’re always interested in hearing the many unique constructions stories out there. Whether sharing machine uses, spreading knowledge, sharing techniques or revealing a learning experience, we genuinely enjoy hearing construction stories from loyal John Deere customers around the world.

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For this reason, we’ve put together a series of videos that share fascinating construction stories.These videos explain how hard-working teams are leveraging John Deere construction machines as part of their daily strategy. Enjoy!

RIVER-SPORT Rapids: Making Quite a Splash

Downey Contracting’s John Deere 329E CTL gets into areas the company’s larger machines can’t. With the help of John Deere construction equipment, the company works to move the 115,000 cu. yd. of dirt needed to build Oklahoma City’s new RIVER-SPORT Rapids whitewater rafting and kayaking center.

Video Gallery: John Deere Construction Equipment in Action

December 10, 2015

Whether you’re a contractor, landscaper, farmer or anyone who strives for productivity, John Deere compact equipment can help you get more done. For this reason, we’re featuring in-depth John Deere customer stories that explain how successful businesses are leveraging their equipment on the worksite.

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Throughout these videos, you can learn how to maximize productivity and uptime, lower daily costs and see John Deere construction equipment in action.

More Than Luck

Starting in 1942, O’Hara Plumbing has earned its success through hard work and reliable equipment. Watch this video to find out what John Deere compact equipment keeps the company thriving.