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A Story of Loader Longevity in a Texas Quarry | John Deere
September 12, 2016
Stone Cold Stone Thrower | John Deere
Though smaller than the loader it replaced, Cornejo & Sons of Wichita is quickly learning that the 944K shouldn't be underestimated.
April 10, 2016
Sandmen | John Deere
In this part of God’s Country, businesses shut down for deer season, every gas station has a bait shop, and each syllable you hear is colored by the strong and hard vowels of the local “Wisconsin dialect. The people are grounded and easygoing—if you think you’re too busy to take a moment to chat, you’re probably not from around here. But that’s cool. You’re always welcome in Bloomer, home of A-1 Excavating and their fleet of 60 John Deere machines.
January 11, 2016
Big Iron | John Deere
Nestled on the westernmost edge of the Mesabi Iron Range sits Grand Rapids, Minnesota. A town of over 10,000 founded on timber harvesting and iron-ore mining, Grand Rapids maintains its frontier feel regardless of the growing amount of tourism.
December 08, 2015
Rugged People and Tough Equipment | John Deere
It isn't every day we speak with a contractor who started out in 1971, let alone one whose first backhoe was a used John Deere 2020 Tractor—produced at Dubuque Works between 1960 and 1965—mated with a Deere 93A Backhoe attachment. But that’s just what we were looking at when we met Bucky Strunk.
July 28, 2015
Equipment Leases: Stone, Sand, & Gravel | John Deere
The quarry and aggregate equipment acquisition mindset has traditionally been to purchase a loader or haul truck and squeeze every ounce of life out before turning it over to the scrap yard. There are, however, several benefits to leasing of which more and more aggregate companies are taking advantage.
July 07, 2015
How to Choose an Onboard Wheel Loader Scale | John Deere
Today's quarry and aggregate business is more competitive than ever. Your ability to loadout more accurately and efficiently than a rival operation can be the difference between being a material producer and being your area's material producer of choice.
July 07, 2015
Onboard Scale & Loader Maintenance | John Deere
Quarries contain some of the hardest working equipment you'll find anywhere. It's big, tough, and built to perform. However, with the rapid, ongoing development of technology for quarry operations, today's machines are as much about brains as brawn.
March 02, 2015
They Just Haul More Dirt | John Deere
It’s as simple as that for the folks at Turner Contracting, Inc. Operating by a standard of “pure performance,” their reason for choosing the John Deere 460E Articulated Dump Truck doesn’t come as much of a surprise. While the truck’s hauling capacity was its biggest selling point, Turner has been pleasantly surprised by the additional benefits the truck brings to the jobsite.
January 08, 2015
An Irish Blessing | John Deere
Céad míle fáilte means 100,000 welcomes in the Irish-Gaelic language. And sure'n we received at least that many a warm greeting when we called on the Bailey brothers and their extended family of operators, foremen, and managers. Join us way up north in Newfoundland,