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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.

Wisconsin contractor is a role model for the industry and his community

Wisconsin contractor is a role model for the industry...

Posted on Nov 17, 2015

Although different contractors can have vastly different motivators, the successful ones all share a similar internal drive – one that ...

Breaking bad habits: Save yourself in the event of a rollover

Breaking bad habits: Save yourself in the event of a...

Posted on Oct 01, 2015

The accident: A construction foreman was operating a compaction roller along an incline next to a roadway. The roller articulated ...

US Radar’s ground-penetrating radar now features Garmin GPS, split-screen display

US Radar’s ground-penetrating radar now features...

Posted on Sep 28, 2015

US Radar has enhanced the company’s ground-penetrating radar systems through the integration of Garmin GPS technology and an upgraded GPS ...

Atlas Copco’s new lightweight Cobra PROe and TTe handheld breakers minimize vibration

Atlas Copco’s new lightweight Cobra PROe and TTe...

Posted on Sep 17, 2015

Boost productivity while minimizing vibration with the latest versions of Atlas Copco’s Cobra gas-powered handheld breakers. The Cobra PROe and Cobra ...

RoadBump app cost-effectively provides IRI for road maintenance professionals

RoadBump app cost-effectively provides IRI for road...

Posted on Sep 14, 2015

Road maintenance and engineering professionals can now get objective data cost effectively with RoadBump, an Android application from Grimmer Software ...

PHOTOS: Preview the new equipment and tech to be shown at ICUEE 2015

PHOTOS: Preview the new equipment and tech to be shown...

Posted on Sep 11, 2015

The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition is coming up and the Equipment World team will be on the ground ...

Disposable DEFBooty prevents contaminants from entering DEF tank

Disposable DEFBooty prevents contaminants from entering...

Posted on Sep 04, 2015

Avoid introducing contaminants into your equipment's DEF tanks with the disposable DEFBooty, which helps keeps systems clean on Tier 4 ...

Trenching tactics: Use proper precautions to avoid a collapse

Trenching tactics: Use proper precautions to avoid a...

Posted on Sep 03, 2015

The accident: A crew assigned to dig a trench and install conduit dug an 8-foot-deep by two-foot-wide trench. Two crew ...

Deadly drops: Collapses aren’t the only source of demolition dangers

Deadly drops: Collapses aren’t the only source of...

Posted on Sep 03, 2015

The accident: A construction crew working on a rooftop demolition project was making chainsaw cuts to the roof's planking to ...

Morbark’s Demo Days showcase chippers, grinders and one mean metal-eating shredder (PHOTOS)

Morbark’s Demo Days showcase chippers, grinders...

Posted on Aug 26, 2015

Approximately 300 of Morbark’s dealers and customers from more than a dozen countries descended on Winn, Michigan, last week, to ...

Takeuchi improves uptime with new large frame TS80 skid steers

Takeuchi improves uptime with new large frame TS80 skid...

Posted on Aug 21, 2015

Takeuchi has added to their skid steer product line with the TS80, the largest model in the company’s lineup. Featuring a ...

Remu’s Crossover screening bucket serves as all-in-one materials processing solution

Remu’s Crossover screening bucket serves as...

Posted on Aug 17, 2015

Quickly transition between different applications with Remu’s Crossover screening bucket, which is a bucket frame with an exchangeable work module. The ...

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