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New John Deere Wheel Loaders

Amounting to what the company considers more capable machines its customers can simply “do more with,” John Deere has revamped its three Utility Class wheel loaders with power and operator comfort updates. The new 444K, 524K and 544K are each powered by Deere PowerTech Tier 4 Final engines producing 124 horsepower, 141 hp and 163 hp on the respective models.…

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Learn To Work A Loader

There are different types of loaders, and they are handy pieces of equipment to have on a construction site. You'll often come into contact with these types of loaders on the work site: Bucket loader Front end loader Front loader Payloader Skip loader Wheel loader Track loader Swingloader All loaders are tractors - some have wheels and some have tracks…

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Learn To Work A Loader

One of the things you'll learn in a good heavy equipment school are the different types of loaders you'll find on the job. And you'll learn how to operate them too. You'll learn the difference between a bucket loader and a payloader, for instance. Important questions like "Why do some loaders have wheels and others have tracks" will be answered.…

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A Loader By Any Other Name Is Still A Loader

Terminology is something that everyone needs to come to terms with when starting a new career, and heavy equipment operations is certainly no different. Some terminology is manufacturer-specific, some regional-specific, whilst others often fit into the category of slang and only used in some workplaces. Loaders are a good example with the generic term 'wheel loader' the most common. Other…

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ATS: Loaders Loaders Loaders

Loaders are machines that often get underappreciated. They may be smaller than other heavy equipment but they do a job and do it well. In fact, they do many jobs. Many pieces of the larger equipment have restrictions. They can only move so fast and only in certain spaces. Loaders go beyond what other machines can do. On construction sites,…

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It Requires A Lot Of Skill To Get The Best Out Of A Loader

Learning to operate heavy equipment is not as difficult as it may seem. It takes around three weeks of quality organized training to have someone trained and ready for work. From there, you are on the road to a lifetime of learning - but then, that's true of most professions. People often look at loaders and think, "they must be…

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