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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.

Vermeer intros PTX40 service plow with remote control for work in confined spaces (PHOTOS)

Vermeer intros PTX40 service plow with remote control...

Posted on Jul 01, 2015

Tackle utility and irrigation installations with Vermeer’s walk-beside service plow, which fits in tight spaces. The PTX40 service plow has an ...

John Deere launches 370E, 410E, 460E articulated dump trucks with improved cab (PHOTOS)

John Deere launches 370E, 410E, 460E articulated dump...

Posted on Jun 29, 2015

John Deere has launched several updates in its three new E-Series articulated dump trucks, highlighted by a new Tier 4 Final ...

JCB, Douglas Dynamics earn honors; Kenworth, Fecon add locations in the latest Dealer and Manufacturing News Roundup

JCB, Douglas Dynamics earn honors; Kenworth, Fecon add...

Posted on Jun 23, 2015

Skyjack machines tee up for charity in Miami Skyjack scissor lifts and booms were on hand at the BEA and Action ...

Bobcat’s new S740 is first in that size class to receive a Tier 4 Final engine update

Bobcat’s new S740 is first in that size class to...

Posted on Jun 18, 2015

Bobcat’s newest 700 frame-size skid steer, the 74-horsepower S740, is also the company’s first Tier 4 Final-compliant model in that ...

XD Series Underbody aluminum tool boxes from Buyers Products keep tools secure and dry

XD Series Underbody aluminum tool boxes from Buyers...

Posted on Jun 08, 2015

Secure tools and other equipment with Buyers Products XD Series underbody aluminum tool boxes, which feature heavy-duty components for security ...

XL Specialized Trailers’ XL 80 HDG simplifies transporting lightweight equipment

XL Specialized Trailers’ XL 80 HDG simplifies...

Posted on Jun 05, 2015

  Transport lighter equipment efficiently with XL Specialized Trailers’ lightweight XL 80 low-profile hydraulic detachable gooseneck trailer. Rated at 80,000 pounds ...

SDLG, Liebherr, Takeuchi, others add dealers in the latest Dealer and Manufacturing News Roundup

SDLG, Liebherr, Takeuchi, others add dealers in the...

Posted on May 22, 2015

Takeuchi names Salesman of the Year, Top Volume dealer and adds dealer Jimi Martin of Perimeter Takeuchi in Buford, Georgia, has ...

Friday is “Don’t Fry Day”; OSHA campaign reminds workers of the dangers of sun overexposure

Friday is “Don’t Fry Day”; OSHA...

Posted on May 21, 2015

As outdoor temperatures begin to rise, so does the chance of illnesses related to working outside. Heat stress and overexposure ...

Confidence in heavy equipment financing market drops

Confidence in heavy equipment financing market drops

Posted on May 21, 2015

Confidence in the equipment finance market declined slightly from April to May, according to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation’s ...

Heavy lifting: Pay attention to an aerial lift’s capacity

Heavy lifting: Pay attention to an aerial lift’s...

Posted on May 18, 2015

The accident: Three construction workers in a scissor lift were shoveling dirt and gravel from a planter box mounted to ...

Shocking situations: Working around electricity is serious business

Shocking situations: Working around electricity is...

Posted on May 18, 2015

The accident: Two heavy equipment mechanics were using a service truck with a crane to repair a scraper. The crane's ...

Paving pitfalls: Workers should be on guard around moving machines

Paving pitfalls: Workers should be on guard around...

Posted on May 18, 2015

The accident: A skid-steer operator working on a paving project backed into a worker shoveling asphalt, pinning him between the ...

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