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Amy Materson

Amy Materson is the Managing Editor of Equipment World. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of Alabama, and has been a member of the Equipment World staff since 2006. Materson’s responsibilities include managing the flow of content for the magazine and providing coverage on a variety of topics that include new product information and safety.

Takeuchi launches TW65 Series 2, TW80 Series 2 compact wheel loaders

Takeuchi launches TW65 Series 2, TW80 Series 2 compact...

Posted on Aug 28, 2014

Takeuchi had enhanced machine performance and operator comfort in mind when launching the company’s newest compact wheel loaders—the TW65 Series ...

Treacherous tire repair: Taking shortcuts can lead to disastrous results

Treacherous tire repair: Taking shortcuts can lead to...

Posted on Aug 27, 2014

The accident: A welder repairing leaks on a skid steer's rim wheel used a flammable inflation product on the tire. ...

Don’t enter unprotected trenches: Following proper procedure minimizes cave-in risk

Don’t enter unprotected trenches: Following...

Posted on Aug 27, 2014

The accident: An excavator operator removed a trench shield to access broken pipe. The trench wall caved in, burying two ...

These 3 changes to your day-to-day will make you a more productive worker on the construction jobsite

These 3 changes to your day-to-day will make you a more...

Posted on Aug 25, 2014

“Work smarter, not harder.” How many times have you seen that quote? Over time, the idea that your best performance is ...

Doosan intros DX300LC-5 and DX350LC-5 crawler excavators with 10% boost in fuel efficiency (PHOTOS)

Doosan intros DX300LC-5 and DX350LC-5 crawler...

Posted on Aug 22, 2014

Doosan has launched two new Tier 4-compliant excavators – the 271-horsepower DX300LC-5 and the 318-horsepower DX350LC-5, which replace the DX300LC-3 ...

Volvo launches EC480E crawler excavator: high power, low fuel use

Volvo launches EC480E crawler excavator: high power,...

Posted on Aug 20, 2014

Volvo has launched its new EC480E crawler excavator which features a Tier 4 Final D13 engine. Designed for quarry and ...

How to find great safety material for toolbox talks tailored to the job at hand

How to find great safety material for toolbox talks...

Posted on Aug 19, 2014

When preparing material for your toolbox talks, it’s best to tailor the current training to the job at hand. Aligning ...

Komatsu launches more fuel-efficient WA200-7 wheel loader with Tier 4 Interim engine, parallel z-bar linkage

Komatsu launches more fuel-efficient WA200-7 wheel...

Posted on Aug 14, 2014

Komatsu America has launched the new WA200-7 wheel loader, which provides a 3-percent reduction in fuel usage compared to the ...

GEAR: Keen Utility’s Braddock work boot is designed to look and feel like a hiking boot

GEAR: Keen Utility’s Braddock work boot is designed...

Posted on Aug 12, 2014

Keen Utility continues its approach to providing safety work boots that also appeal to outdoor enthusiasts with an active lifestyle ...

Case debuts new snow removal package for SR250, SV300 skid steers

Case debuts new snow removal package for SR250, SV300...

Posted on Aug 07, 2014

Simplify snow removal applications with Case Construction Equipment’s new Snow Removal Package for the SR250 and SV300 skid steers. The package ...

The 6 signs of a bad construction boss

The 6 signs of a bad construction boss

Posted on Aug 05, 2014

Managing employees can be one of the toughest jobs to face when running a company. Too often, contractors build their ...

Hyundai launches company’s first attachments with HDB line of hydraulic breakers

Hyundai launches company’s first attachments with HDB...

Posted on Jul 30, 2014

Hyundai Construction Equipment has introduced a line of hydraulic breakers, the HDB10 through HDB800, to the North American market. Consisting ...

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