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John Deere SmartGrade Mastless Motor Grader

A Closer Look at the John Deere SmartGrade Mastless Motor Grader

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You’ve heard of SmartGrade technology. Now see how it works in a motor grader, fully-integrated into the machine.
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John Deere excavator

Better Excavator Operation with the Topcon X-53x Auto Excavator System

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The Topcon X-53x is the newest automated edition of its 3D modular aftermarket solution for excavation.
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One-stop shop | Technology solutions from RDO Equipment Co.

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“The technology is hands down the best. It helps us map out the job, come in perform that job – let’s just call it plug and play.”
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The industry's first mastless motor grader

The Next Big Thing in Grade Control Technology

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SmartGrade expands the flexibility of blade placement and utilizes the machine capabilities as they were designed. For the motor grader, this means operators can now control grade fully-articulated.
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How John Deere and Topcon SmartGrade Work for Champion Site Prep

How John Deere and Topcon SmartGrade Work for Champion Site Prep

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Champion Site Prep’s GPS Design Manager, Justin Stiehl, explains the system’s advantages, from the integrated, simplified operation to the machine’s awareness of speed, slip, and grade working together to keep them productive.
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Construction worker operating a McGough Topcon Total Station

The Topcon GT Robotic Total Station for EDM Accuracy

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Watch how Topcon's Total Station’s high-performance prism tracking and powerful, long-range EDM combine with RDO’s world-class service and support.
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Topcon Releases New Products at bauma

Topcon Releases New Products at bauma

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At this year’s bauma construction show, Topcon debuted several new technologies – and we’ve recapped the highlights below.
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Intelligent compaction solves paving challenges

Your Paving Problems Solved with Intelligent Compaction

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Intelligent compaction is growing in popularity as roadbuilding companies discover the benefits and the technology is being driven by state DOTs. Minnesota, for example, now requires intelligent compaction on all jobs more than four lane miles.
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RDO Integrated Controls Topcon Xperience Winners

RDO Integrated Controls Receives Four Awards at Topcon Xperience

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Each year, Topcon awards its highest honor, Global Dealer of the Year, to companies in various categories. This year, RDO Integrated Controls received the Global Dealer of the Year for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Additionally, the team received the Top 10 Global Award for Sales Growth in the Construction market.
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Safer Mining with Carlson Technology

How Carlson Mining Industry Technology Solutions Improve Safety

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RDO Integrated Controls’ mining technology solutions include companies like Carlson, providing mining technology, software, and solutions to enhance safety for workers in two key areas: on the ground and in the cab.
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Advantages of Partnering with Topcon Topnetlive

5 Reasons to Partner with the TopNETlive Network

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For those in industries such as surveying, construction, agriculture, and GIS who aren’t yet utilizing the network but are interested in the opportunity, here’s why to choose the TopNETlive network.
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Agriculture Technology Podcast: Farming snow with RDOIC and Topcon

Agriculture Technology Podcast: Farming Snow With RDOIC And Topcon

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In this episode, we hear from Rick Hefley, National Ski Account Manager with RDO Integrated Controls (RDOIC).
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5 Reasons to attend a topcon technology roadshow

Why You Want to Attend a Topcon Technology Roadshow

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Here are five reasons to attend a Topcon Technology Roadshow, and the equipment and technology you can expect to see.
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Topcon semi trailer parked in a parking lot ready for exhibitors

RDO Equipment Co. and Topcon Partner to Host Technology Roadshows

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The latest technology for heavy equipment was featured at the first of three Topcon Technology Roadshows this summer, June 13 and 14 in Bozeman. More are scheduled this summer.
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GPS, Machine Control, and Technology FAQs

How the Solutions Center Solves GPS, Machine Control, and Technology Issues

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Made up of a group of expert team members, the RDO Solutions Center is comprised of Technical Support, 3D Modeling, and Mobile Mapping. The Technical Support team provides phone support for Topcon, Carlson, and other partner brands, in addition to supplemental field trainings. The team quickly solves challenges, troubleshoots, and gets customers back up and running fast.
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RDO Experts Featuring Topcon Intelligent Compaction

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RDOIC Expert Dan Wiese details Topcon Positioning Group's intelligent compaction system.
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John Deere Excavator moving rock next to a dirt road

Texas-Sized Technology Solutions for Granbury Excavating

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Wayne Wienecke, founder of Granbury Excavating in Tolar, TX could be considered one of the earliest adopters of technology in the industry and state of Texas – and not because he simply wants the latest-and-greatest gadgets on the jobsite.
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RDO Water employee standing next to a John Deere Skid Steer at a jobsite

RDO Experts Featuring the Level Best Attachment

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See how the Level Best attachment is used for site prep and grading, and can be equipped with various GPS, laser control, or positioning systems.
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Mark Anderson working with Topcon equipment at his desk

A Day in the Life at RDO Equipment Co. – Product Specialist, Mark Anderson

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Working on lasers and GPS units might not be the first things that come to mind for someone with a diesel technology degree, but for Mark Anderson, that’s the direction his career has taken him.
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