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John Deere’s new 300G LC excavator cranks up the power

Jan 12, 2015

John Deere’s new 300G LC excavator cranks up the power

By EPA mandate, almost every new machine introduced today includes a Tier 4 final emissions reduction system. So what really sets a machine apart from the competition is everything else they throw into the package, which for the new Deere ...

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John Deere’s 244K and 324K compact wheel loaders

Jan 09, 2015

John Deere’s 244K and 324K compact wheel loaders

John Deere’s newest compact machines, the 244K and 324K compact wheel loaders, deliver features specifically requested by the company’s customers, says Doug Laufenberg, product marketing manager for compact wheel loaders. The loaders, which offer a range of improvements when compared to ...

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Insight on $300 million worth of heavy equipment stolen in 2013

Dec 05, 2014

Insight on $300 million worth of heavy equipment stolen in 2013

Nearly $300 million worth of construction and other heavy equipment was stolen in 2013 with only 21 percent of it recovered, according to the latest theft report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau and the National Equipment Register. The majority of thefts occurred ...

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John Deere Final Tier 4/Stage IV engines to power new Atlas Copco air compressors

Oct 30, 2014

John Deere Final Tier 4/Stage IV engines to power new Atlas Copco air compressors

John Deere Power Systems has announced that PowerTech Final Tier 4/Stage IV engines will power three new air compressors from Atlas Copco, the world’s leading manufacturer of portable compressed air machines. The Atlas Copco XAS 750, XAS 1800 and XATS ...

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Student competition gets a boost from Illinois manufacturers

Oct 27, 2014

Student competition gets a boost from Illinois manufacturers

Teams of high school students building robots as part of a STEM competition got a boost from Illinois aggregate industry manufacturers. Neponset-based Martin Engineering sponsored two teams: Kewanee High School's team and a group of students from Notre Dame High ...

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Roll Outs

Sep 01, 2014

Roll Outs

Quick load cycles The Tier 4 Final L250H wheel loader from Volvo Construction Equipment is said to tackle heavy tasks with superior performance and heightened safety. Fuel efficiency is enhanced through OptiShift technology, which combines Volvo’s Reverse By Braking technology and ...

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John Deere to offer telematics with PowerSight program

Mar 19, 2014

John Deere to offer telematics with PowerSight program

What do you do for an encore when Tier 4 Final is an established part of of the engine business? For John Deere Power Systems, the answer is telematics. Most big OEMs that make their own engines for their own equipment integrate ...

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Have fun with these special events at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Feb 24, 2014

Have fun with these special events at ConExpo-Con/Agg

ConExpo-Con/Agg is a great opportunity to scope the market and plan your upcoming purchases. The show, with 2.3 million net square feet of exhibitor space, will feature the latest new products, as well as plenty of educational sessions. But if, between checking out ...

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John Deere “See Yourself” photo and story submissions

Feb 24, 2014

John Deere “See Yourself” photo and story submissions

John Deere Construction and Forestry Division is inviting contractors and other industry professionals to be a part of the company’s booth at ConExpo-Con/Agg by submitting photos and stories of how they are using the manufacturer’s equipment. The company says it ...

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25 Days of RollOuts: John Deere 644K hybrid wheel loader

Dec 16, 2013

25 Days of RollOuts: John Deere 644K hybrid wheel loader

John Deere’s 644K hybrid wheel loader uses diesel and electric power and captures regenerated energy as it is created to use in powering the machine. A 229-horsepower John Deere PowerTech 6.8-liter Tier 4 Interim engine powers the loader, running at an ...

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John Deere’s C&F Tech program adds eighth community college

Sep 13, 2013

John Deere’s C&F Tech program adds eighth community college

John Deere has added an eighth community college to its Construction & Forestry Technicians (C&F Tech) program, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton is the latest school to enter ...

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Join Equipment World, John Deere Sept. 5 for live Twitter chat on the 644K Hybrid wheel loader

Aug 28, 2013

Join Equipment World, John Deere Sept. 5 for live Twitter chat on the 644K Hybrid wheel loader

John Deere introduced its 644K Hybrid wheel loader at World of Concrete in February. Now you have the chance to chat with John Deere and learn more about the loader. Our sister site, Equipment World, will be moderating a Q&A Twitter ...

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