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RDO Integrated Controls Announces Partnership with Wingtra Drone Company

RDO Integrated Controls Announces Partnership with Wingtra Drone Company

RDO Integrated Controls is now a partner of Wingtra, a Swiss drone company that developed, manufactures, and sells a commercial VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) drone for mapping and surveying. Per the agreement, RDO Integrated Controls stores are now offering the WingtraOne unit, as well as software and complete support.

The WingtraOne is a professional mapping and surveying drone,...

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January 29, 2018  |  Author: RDO Integrated Controls

How Machine Monitoring Equals Better Fleet Management

How Machine Monitoring Equals Better Fleet Management

Several years ago, RDO Equipment Co. created an internal system to monitor machines in its rental fleet, ensuring preventative maintenance was getting done and tracking intervals to avoid unplanned downtime. Fast-forward to 2017 and, by teaming up with John Deere, RDO Equipment Co. now offers complete Machine Monitoring services to customers, leveraging the connection to the machine made...

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January 17, 2018  |  Author: Jeff Lemna | Vice President of Customer Support | Follow on Twitter @RDOJeffL

A Technology Trifecta for the Mining Industry

A Technology Trifecta for the Mining Industry

As the mining industry continues to climb out of tough years, reducing costs, improving productivity, and enhancing safety are among the top priorities for most. Several technology opportunities exist to  help mining professional achieve these goals, and when key offerings are combined, they offer a big boost to an operation’s efficiency and effectiveness. Here are three of the primary...

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January 2, 2018  |  Author: Chris Nelms | Account Manager

RDO Integrated Controls Honored with Six Awards at Topcon Xperience

RDO Integrated Controls Honored with Six Awards at Topcon Xperience

RDO Integrated Controls received four team awards and two individual honors at Topcon’s annual sales meeting, Topcon Xperience. Among those received was Topcon’s highest dealer award, being named Topcon Construction Global Dealer of the Year. It’s the second time the RDO Integrated Controls team has taken home this top honor.

Additional awards for the team included Top 5 Globally for...

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December 20, 2017  |  Author: RDO Integrated Controls

10 FAQs About Section 179

10 FAQs About Section 179

If your business is considering a year-end purchase to apply Section 179, there are a few things you need to know. Here are 10 frequently asked questions – and answers – about Section 179, plus one additional question to consider.

1. What Is Section 179?
Section 179 is designed to encourage small businesses to invest in themselves with equipment purchases by allowing them to take a...

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December 19, 2017  |  Author: Mark Kreps, RDO Equipment Co. Vice President

Winter Weather Maintenance for Your Equipment

Winter Weather Maintenance for Your Equipment

When the temperatures drop, hibernation is not an option for your fleet of equipment. It’s essential to keep your machines running efficiently during the winter season. Here are some maintenance tips to combat the cold.

Winter Preparations:

  • Cold Start Aid Check: Make sure your heating elements (block heater, diesel-fired coolant heater, or glow plugs) are installed and functioning....

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November 20, 2017  |  Author: RDOIC Team

A Single Solution for Slope Management

A Single Solution for Slope Management

It’s the anticipation of layering up and making the trek to the mountain. The feeling of stepping into ski bindings or strapping on a board. The excitement of the first chairlift ride from the base to the top. And the rush of flying down the mountain over freshly groomed snow.

Whether it’s vacationers who take one trip a year or locals who hit the powder several times in the season, ski...

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September 27, 2017  |  Author: James Fields | Account Manager

Give Your Skid Steer a Boost with Level Best

Give Your Skid Steer a Boost with Level Best

The skid steer. Versatile and reliable, it’s a jobsite staple, whether your business is concrete, landscaping, or general construction. For as much as this small yet mighty machine can do, imagine making it even more productive. Enter Level Best.

Specifically designed to work with the push-pull motion of skid steers, the Level Best PD Series attachment is a grading blade that essentially...

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September 14, 2017  |  Author: Jordan Daughters | Account Manager | RDO Integrated Controls

Vermeer’s PD10 Pile Driver and Carlson’s PDGrade Machine Guidance Create a Unique Solution

Vermeer’s PD10 Pile Driver and Carlson’s PDGrade Machine Guidance Create a Unique Solution

Vermeer’s PD10 Pile Driver and Carlson’s PDGrade Machine Guidance Create a Unique Solution for the Solar Industry

Look around and you’ll see innovation is alive and well in the construction industry, particularly in solar field construction. Not only is this a new segment of the construction and energy sectors, the tools and technology used to build these hubs of solar energy are...

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July 25, 2017  |  Author: Mark Rehbein | National Account Manager, Pile Drivers

PBS Finds Success in New UAS Surveying Division

PBS Finds Success in New UAS Surveying Division

Growth and diversification – not only are these two words that carry positive association in the business world, they’re often two of the top goals companies strive to achieve. Oftentimes, and in the case of PBS Engineering and Environmental Inc., they also go hand-in-hand with building a business.

PBS Engineering and Environmental Inc.
Based in Portland, Oregon, PBS offers professional...

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July 4, 2017  |  Author: Bill Edmonson | UAV Product Specialist | Follow on Twitter @RDOICBillE

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