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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.

OSHA offers range of fall prevention resources in upcoming National Safety Stand-Down

OSHA offers range of fall prevention resources in...

Posted on Apr 23, 2014

While Equipment World covers a range of topics in our online and print safety articles, one area I like to ...

Keeping your cool: 3 tips to avoiding heat stress on the jobsite

Keeping your cool: 3 tips to avoiding heat stress on...

Posted on Apr 15, 2014

With the long deep freezes all around the country this winter, most of us have been looking forward to lots ...

“Netflix model” for online construction safety training makes implementing programs a no-brainer

“Netflix model” for online construction safety...

Posted on Apr 02, 2014

Efforts to reduce construction accidents and injuries are slowly but surely having an effect, as each year OSHA’s tally of ...

Volvo CE’s new DD25B double drum compactor delivers fuel savings, easy maintenance

Volvo CE’s new DD25B double drum compactor...

Posted on Mar 26, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment's new DD25B double drum compactor combines high productivity with reduced fuel consumption with, offering a 7-percent decrease ...

Want to boost your construction business? Put a woman in charge

Want to boost your construction business? Put a woman...

Posted on Mar 21, 2014

I saw something this week that caught my eye: A Tweet linking to a Harvard Business Review post said a ...

Bobcat launches 600 frame-size loaders: Tier 4 performance with no DPF

Bobcat launches 600 frame-size loaders: Tier 4...

Posted on Mar 19, 2014

Meet emissions standards with no sacrifice in productivity with Bobcat’s Tier 4 600 frame-size loaders, which do not require a ...

IPAF, NCCCO promote power line safety, demonstrate proper technique

IPAF, NCCCO promote power line safety, demonstrate...

Posted on Mar 18, 2014

The International Powered Access Federation and National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators again teamed up at ConExpo-Con/Agg, this ...

Leica launches iCON grade iGD4SP machine control for dozers

Leica launches iCON grade iGD4SP machine control for...

Posted on Mar 17, 2014

Eliminate the need to rework areas when handling material in grading operations with Leica Geosystems’ iCON grade iGD4SP, which calculates ...

Chicago Pneumatic launches first concrete line, aims to be one-stop shop

Chicago Pneumatic launches first concrete line, aims to...

Posted on Mar 13, 2014

Chicago Pneumatic launched its new concrete equipment line at ConExpo-Con/Agg, including vibration, leveling, finishing and cutting products. As the company’s ...

Skyjack launches SJ6832 rough terrain scissor with 4WD, 45 percent gradeability

Skyjack launches SJ6832 rough terrain scissor with 4WD,...

Posted on Mar 07, 2014

Skyjack introduced the SJ6832 electrically powered rough terrain scissor lift at ConExpo-Con/Agg; a machine the company says is the only ...

Pettibone addresses costs, comfort with launch of Cary-Lift 154

Pettibone addresses costs, comfort with launch of...

Posted on Mar 07, 2014

With cost reduction and enhanced operator comfort in mind, Pettibone launched a new addition to the Cary-Lift line this week ...

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