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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.

Excavation obstacles: Watch your back when working around digging equipment

Excavation obstacles: Watch your back when working...

Posted on May 18, 2015

The accident: A backhoe operator was moving fill dirt, after which other workers spread and compacted the fill. The operator ...

Atlas Copco adds 5 small-range breaker models to EC lineup

Atlas Copco adds 5 small-range breaker models to EC...

Posted on May 11, 2015

Atlas Copco has added five new models to its lineup of Essential Case-Mounted hydraulic breakers. The small range breakers are ...

Bobcat’s new 3600, 3650 UTVs feature hydrostatic drive, range of attachments

Bobcat’s new 3600, 3650 UTVs feature hydrostatic...

Posted on May 08, 2015

Bobcat’s Model Year 15 lineup of utility vehicles now features two new hydrostatic drive models, the 3600 and 3650. The UTVs ...

Parker Hannifin’s Filter Caddy useful for fuel storage tanks up to 2,000 gallons

Parker Hannifin’s Filter Caddy useful for fuel...

Posted on May 08, 2015

Boost equipment uptime and remove harmful contaminants with the CLEANDiesel Filter Caddy from Parker Hannifin. Designed for generator tanks and small ...

OSHA issues final rule for Confined Spaces in Construction

OSHA issues final rule for Confined Spaces in...

Posted on May 07, 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration this week issued the Confined Spaces in Construction final rule, a new subpart to ...

“Hiring for character, training for skill,” New York’s Lawrence Merle is our 2015 Contractor of the Year

“Hiring for character, training for skill,”...

Posted on May 06, 2015

Before taking his first construction job, the only knowledge Larry Merle had of the industry was “Mike Mulligan and His ...

ASV relaunches Posi-Track CTL lineup with 3 new models

ASV relaunches Posi-Track CTL lineup with 3 new models

Posted on May 04, 2015

  ASV is bringing back their popular Posi-Track line of compact track loaders, starting with the introduction of three new models. ...

Moves from JCB, Toro, Skyjack and more in the latest Dealer and Manufacturing News Roundup

Moves from JCB, Toro, Skyjack and more in the latest...

Posted on May 01, 2015

Southeastern Equipment opens rental store aimed at small contractors Southeastern Equipment Company has opened a new Southeastern Rents location in Cambridge, ...

BJM Pumps’ heavy-duty submersible slurry pump features slim design for tight spaces

BJM Pumps’ heavy-duty submersible slurry pump...

Posted on Apr 30, 2015

BJM Pumps’ XP-KZN heavy-duty submersible explosion proof pumps feature a top discharge, slim-line design with agitator specifically designed to suspend ...

Ditch Witch’s new FXT60 truck vacuum excavator handles potholing and other soft excavation tasks (PHOTOS)

Ditch Witch’s new FXT60 truck vacuum excavator...

Posted on Apr 27, 2015

Safely identify buried utilities with Ditch Witch’s FXT60 truck vacuum excavator, which handles heavy-duty cleanup jobs and soft excavation tasks ...

Vactor’s HXX HydroExcavator now available with Peterbilt 567 chassis

Vactor’s HXX HydroExcavator now available with...

Posted on Apr 23, 2015

Vactor Manufacturing’s HXX HydroExcavator, which features a 3,000-psi variable water multi-flow pump with DigRight technology, is now available with the ...

Doosan’s wedge lock clamps work on range of excavator bucket widths

Doosan’s wedge lock clamps work on range of...

Posted on Apr 22, 2015

Perform a variety of demolition, site prep and landclearing applications with wedge lock clamps from Doosan, which work with multiple ...

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