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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.

Keen’s fall work boot lineup inclues new breathable and insulated models

Keen’s fall work boot lineup inclues new...

Posted on Jul 31, 2015

With an emphasis on outdoor-inspired design, Keen Utility’s additions to its Fall 2015 product line includes safety boots tailored for ...

Volvo CE intros ECR145E, ECR235E short-swing excavators with redesigned cab, 10% fuel savings

Volvo CE intros ECR145E, ECR235E short-swing excavators...

Posted on Jul 27, 2015

Volvo Construction Equipment’s new E-Series short-swing crawler excavators feature a center-positioned boom and compact swing radius, allowing work in confined ...

New Holland upgrades backhoe, skid steer lines with power boosts, design updates (PHOTOS)

New Holland upgrades backhoe, skid steer lines with...

Posted on Jul 21, 2015

With upgrades to its backhoe and skid steer product lines, New Holland Construction’s machines now all feature Tier 4 Final ...

Wacker Neuson updates RD 27 rollers with a range of improvements

Wacker Neuson updates RD 27 rollers with a range of...

Posted on Jul 15, 2015

Wacker Neuson’s new 2.5-ton RD 27 ride-on double drum vibratory rollers, which are powered by a 37.5-horsepower Kubota diesel engine, ...

Thunder Creek’s FST Series trailers offer versatile fuel and DEF delivery

Thunder Creek’s FST Series trailers offer...

Posted on Jul 14, 2015

Designed for fuel and DEF delivery and field service, Thunder Creek Equipment offers three FST Series trailer models, available in ...

Hitachi unveils redesigned ZX470LC-6 excavator with increased boom, arm speed (PHOTOS)

Hitachi unveils redesigned ZX470LC-6 excavator with...

Posted on Jul 13, 2015

Hitachi has added an upgraded excavator to its Dash-6 line by working to up the machine's productivity and equipping the ...

McLaren expands flat-proof Nu-Air lineup to rear backhoe tires

McLaren expands flat-proof Nu-Air lineup to rear...

Posted on Jul 13, 2015

McLaren Industries has expanded their Nu-Air solid cushion tire line to include rear backhoe tires. An alternative to foam-filled or ...

Lincoln Electric endows welding fund, a new H&E facility and more in the latest Dealer and Manufacturing News Roundup

Lincoln Electric endows welding fund, a new H&E...

Posted on Jul 10, 2015

Lincoln Electric endows Ohio State welding engineering program Cleveland-based Lincoln Electric and David Lincoln have co-funded the first endowed professorship in ...

Don’t get burned: Take extra precautions when handling hot asphalt

Don’t get burned: Take extra precautions when...

Posted on Jul 09, 2015

The accident: A dump truck driver stopped to assist another driver, who was having brake problems. As the first driver ...

Distracted drivers: Take extra precautions in a work zone

Distracted drivers: Take extra precautions in a work...

Posted on Jul 09, 2015

The accident: A construction crew was preparing to close one lane of travel on a two-lane highway to repair damaged guardrails. ...

Trailering tactics: Proper planning and the right equipment ensures safe transport

Trailering tactics: Proper planning and the right...

Posted on Jul 09, 2015

The accident: A paving company employee was transporting a compactor to a jobsite. After parking the tilt bed trailer, he ...

Logical lifting: Removing a bridge slab calls for caution

Logical lifting: Removing a bridge slab calls for...

Posted on Jul 09, 2015

The accident: An operator was using a hydraulic excavator with a lifting attachment to remove concrete slabs from a bridge. He ...

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