John Deere

Representatives of RDO Equipment Co.'s Sauk Rapids, Minn., location delivered a new machine to a customer, Swift County in Benson, Minn. This John Deere 710L is the company's largest backhoe on the market with a 17-ft. 3-in. dig depth. This makes it ideal for loading trucks, placing pipe, digging trenches, breaking up concrete and asphalt, and moving materials.

RCE Equipment Solutions, a railroad maintenance equipment manufacturer, has a new series of Railavators available: John Deere models 210G, 245G and 250G high-rail excavators. RCE stated that the Railavator — high-rail excavator — is its most popular machine due to its quality and versatility.

Expanding on its established lineup of attachments, John Deere unveiled its new CP18E, CP24E and CP30E cold planers. These new attachments offerings help operators who work on street repairs, leveling uneven pavement, texturing pavement and cleaning around larger milling machines.

More than 20 years ago, Keith Babb, president of New England Mobile Crushing Services, walked away from a successful career in the automotive industry and started a new venture working in a niche market subcontracting hammering and crushing and screening services to New England contractors.

Deere & Company (DE) announced a new vision and operating model in order to accelerate its success in the integration of smart technology innovation with Deere's legacy of manufacturing excellence. The Deere Smart Industrial strategy is designed to unlock new value for customers and to help them become more profitable and sustainable, while simultaneously revolutionizing the agriculture and construction industries through the rapid introduction of new technologies.

Designed to fit the needs of construction, agricultural and landscaping professionals, John Deere debuted two new trencher models, the TC36 and TC48, to its family of attachments. The newly introduced TC36 and TC48 trenchers are ideal economic models for lighter-duty tasks and equipment rental, according to the manufacturer.

John Deere's L-Series II skidders and feller bunchers build upon the best features of the original machines while simplifying the design to increase reliability. The simpler L-Series II models reduce maintenance and increase uptime with more than 1,600 parts changes, including more robust electrical harnesses, fittings, hoses, and cylinder guards than previous models.

A new John Deere low monthly payment program is available for customers who want to own the quality and reliability of John Deere's five compact excavators, skid steers and compact track loader models. The 17G and 30G excavators, 312GR and 316GR skid steers or 317G compact track loader are eligible to receive special financing options that are easy on the wallet, but tough on the job, according to the manufacturer.

The continued growth of the steep-slope market is opening new opportunities for loggers. Factory-installed on the John Deere 959ML shovel logger, the FL100 directional felling head meets loggers' demand for a larger, more durable solution. Practical for felling and maneuvering timber on challenging terrain, the FL100 delivers enhanced grapple strength, arm durability and rotate/tilt power, according to the manufacturer.

Adding AutoTrac guidance to wide variety of non-guidance-ready machine platforms is now easier and less expensive with John Deere AutoTrac Controller 300. This new universal after-market steering kit gives producers the benefits of integrated AutoTrac precision guidance with no impact on operator ergonomics and no steering wheel modifications.

West Side Tractor Sales, the authorized John Deere construction and forestry dealer in Illinois and Indiana, announced the expansion of the John Deere compact equipment line in additional Indiana counties throughout the state. John Deere's compact construction equipment (CCE) product line includes skid steers, track loaders, compact excavators and compact loaders.