Job Sites Are Re-Opening. Are You Ready?
Although contractors in many counties throughout Washington, Oregon, California, and Nevada are heading back to work, risk of Coronavirus has not been eliminated. It’s critically important to have a COVID-19 plan in place to ensure the safety of your workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has put together some helpful guidance for employers in the construction industry.Read more
Warning Signs It’s Time to Replace Backhoe Pins & Bushings
There aren’t any hard rules for when to replace your backhoe’s pins and bushings—every application is unique. The lifespan of these wear parts can vary widely from operation to operation and are impacted by how strictly maintenance protocols are adhered to. The only way to know when it’s time to replace your backhoe pins and bushings is to conduct a visual inspection.Read more
3 Key Specs To Consider When Buying A Dump Truck
If you’re looking to buy your first dump truck, there are a lot of options to consider. New or used? On road or off road? Capacity? Horsepower? Rated payload? Number of Axles? The right dump truck for your business depends on your application.Read more
How to Clear Codes on A John Deere Skid Steer
If you’ve recently completed a skid steer repair, but the diagnostic codes are still showing on the monitor, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the fix didn’t work. John Deere skid steer codes are designed to stay on the engagement and monitor unit until they are manually cleared. Luckily, the steps to complete this task are easy.Read more
WHAT SIZE SKID STEER IS RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?
Purchasing a skid steer is a large investment, but when you find the right size and components, this versatile machine is a worthwhile addition to your fleet. To make sure you get the greatest value from this purchase, start with how and where you’ll use it. Establish the range of tasks you'll need this equipment to tackle.Read more
Taking Flight: Kespry Drones & The Future of Construction Management
At Papé Machinery, our focus has always been supporting our customers and providing end-to-end solutions. In order to uphold our promise to “Keep You Moving,” we are always looking for the newest technology to better assist you in your day-to-day work. This means showcasing the best John Deere machinery on the market, with regular improvements in power, controls, and up-time. More importantly, it also means a dedication to continuous updates in software, communication, and investments in advanced technology.Read more
BREAKING GROUND: PREPARING YOUR SITE FOR CONSTRUCTION
Site preparation is always the first phase of any major construction or forestry project. This process involves clearing the land of trees and debris, leveling the ground for building, and moving materials to and from the site. The process of site preparation is unique to each project, and as such, the necessary steps and equipment will vary. However, most of these projects make use of a few key pieces of equipment common to the worksite; read on for more details about these important workhorses, including excavators and skid steers.Read more