Tag Archives: John Deere

Call 811 Before You Dig

April is National Safe Digging Month, and John Deere is a proud supporter and promoter of this important safety awareness program. For more information, visit the Call 811 website. John Deere is a proud sponsor of the Common Ground Alliance and their efforts to raise awareness of 811 and promote safe digging. Though awareness and use of […]

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50G and 60G Strengthen John Deere Compact Excavator Line

The John Deere 50G and 60G Compact Excavators are the newest models to join the G-Series line after the introduction of the 35G at World of Concrete 2013. The 50G and 60G units feature a wide variety of improvements, many of which affect the cab design to improve visibility, operator comfort and thus productivity. These new models […]

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John Deere Produces 250,000th Backhoe

The John Deere Construction & Forestry Division marks a production milestone with the completion of its 250,000th backhoe loader at the Dubuque Works factory. The model 310SK backhoe loader was purchased by Phoenix-based NPL Construction Co., who took delivery of the machine at a special ceremony at the Dubuque Works facility. "Backhoes have been a key […]

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John Deere E-Series Skid Steers and Compact Track Loaders Developed Using Customers' "Brightest Ideas"

The new E-Series line of skid steer loaders and compact track loaders (CTLs) from John Deere feature enhancements and improvements that were developed after extensive input from customers. The new line includes five skid steer models and four new compact track loaders, each with Interim Tier Four or Final Tier Four engines and several improvements designed […]

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Ease of Operation and Fuel Efficiency Drive John Deere 644K Hybrid Loader

The new 644K Hybrid Wheel Loader from John Deere is now available for value-driven customers looking to lower owning and operating costs. The 644K Hybrid utilizes two sources of energy: diesel and electric. The hybrid loader captures regenerated energy as it's being created and uses it to power the machine. "John Deere is committed to delivering the […]

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Customer-Inspired John Deere 605K Crawler Loader is the Right-Size

The new 605K Crawler Loaderfrom John Deere was designed and built using significant customer input, to provide contractors a machine that helps increase productivity, uptime and lower daily operating costs. Assembled in Dubuque, Iowa, the latest addition to the K-Series line builds on the highly successful 755K and the recent introduction of the 655K. "On today's […]

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Rock & Dirt’s Weekly Recap-

News in the Construction Equipment Industry Need a quick update on what happened last week in the construction industry? Every week we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption.   Starting in 1982, ICON was created to provide equipment solutions for underground construction – making “the process safer, […]

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Construction Equipment Deconstructed: Analyzing The Industry's Top Brands by Rock & Dirt (INFOGRAPHIC)

Big construction equipment brands like, John Deere, Caterpillar and Komatsu are well-known by our society, but which brand is best? Our infographic, “Construction Equipment Deconstructed: Analyzing the Industry’s Top Brands” compares the most popular heavy-duty equipment and machinery used today. The results might surprise you. For example, one brand absolutely dominates in the categories we […]

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John Deere 764 HSD High-Speed Dozer

Accelerated productivity standard, racing stripes optional. Feeling the need for speed? Get a 764 High-Speed Dozer. This one-of-a-kind machine finish-grades and dozes up to twice as fast as a traditional crawler. Articulated-frame steering and purpose-built four-track oscillating undercarriage make it highly maneuverable. Long-life rubber tracks enable it to traverse hard surfaces such as concrete without […]

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John Deere 643K Wheeled Feller Buncher

The most comfortable seat in the woods. This cab is a keeper — so comfortable it will keep you in the woods, working. The 643K's cab is welcoming and spacious, as well as efficiently designed for maximum productivity. You'll appreciate the clear and expansive sight lines, the air-ride suspension seat, and the well-lit Standard Display […]

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John Deere 755K Crawler Loader

Inspired by input from owners and operators across North America, the re-imagined 755K Crawler Loader is loaded with productivity- and uptime-boosting enhancements. Like an ultra-quiet, completely redesigned operator station. More control choices. An innovative on-demand cooling system with optional hydraulic reversing fan. And quicker daily, and less frequent, periodic maintenance. Plus its EPA Interim Tier 4 (IT4)/EU Stage IIIB […]

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Rent this Excavator to Help Fight Cancer

Who said construction work can't come in a pretty shade of pink? Beginning Oct. 1 and continuing for a full year, Beard Equipment  Co. will rent a special John Deere earth mover to customers, with all rental revenue going to USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital and the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute. “While launching our wellness […]

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