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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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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 Monday we will provide a brief overview of some of the top stories for your consumption. The Deere & Company Board of Directors announced their quarterly dividend at $.46 a share for common stock. John […]

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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. Congratulations to Lance Jordan, the most recent recipient of the prestigious “Contractor of the Year” award given out by […]

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John Deere's Biggest Articulated Dump Truck

What’s the big idea behind John Deere's biggest ADTs? Need maximum productivity for a mining, quarry, or aggregate application? Then let John Deere introduce you to North America’s biggest ADT — the 460E. Boasting bigger dump bodies and even faster cycle times, E-Series ADTs deliver big-time productivity. So you’ll haul more material at lower cost […]

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John Deere See Future in Bulldozers

Deere & Co. is best known for its mammoth green farm tractors and combine harvesters, but much of its growth potential is in the construction equipment market, taking on Caterpillar Inc. and Komatsu Ltd. The brutal U.S. summer drought is killing large swaths of the nation's corn crop, sparking concerns among investors that farmers could […]

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