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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.

Link-Belt launches X4 series excavators with new hydraulics system (PHOTOS)

Link-Belt launches X4 series excavators with new...

Posted on Nov 14, 2014

Launched to dealers Wednesday evening at an event held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, the X4 series of ...

With demolition deaths on the rise, make sure your crew is safe with these 4 safety tips

With demolition deaths on the rise, make sure your crew...

Posted on Nov 12, 2014

Over the past couple of years, demolition accidents have been on the rise. The uptick started in the summer of ...

Bobcat intros S450 skid-steer and T450 compact track loaders with better hydraulic pressure, reduced maintenance

Bobcat intros S450 skid-steer and T450 compact track...

Posted on Nov 05, 2014

Bobcat has added the S450 skid-steer loader and T450 compact track loader to the company’s M-Series line, bringing the total ...

Kobelco opens new North American headquarters in Texas

Kobelco opens new North American headquarters in Texas

Posted on Nov 04, 2014

As a result of expected rapid growth in their sale of excavators in North America, Kobelco Construction Machinery has opened ...

Doosan Telematics now available for the company’s full line of heavy equipment

Doosan Telematics now available for the company’s...

Posted on Oct 31, 2014

Doosan has launched an upgraded telematics package for the company’s full line of heavy equipment. Standard on all machines except ...

IMT’s new 32 tm articulating crane provides long horizontal reach

IMT’s new 32 tm articulating crane provides long...

Posted on Oct 23, 2014

Load and unload materials efficiently with the 32 tm crane from Iowa Mold Tooling, which delivers high working speed and ...

ASCC releases concrete safety orientation video in Spanish

ASCC releases concrete safety orientation video in...

Posted on Oct 23, 2014

The American Society of Concrete Contractors has released a Spanish version of the Concrete Employee Safety Orientation DVD. Designed for concrete ...

Volvo CE intros new C-Series motor graders with engine upgrades, better fuel consumption

Volvo CE intros new C-Series motor graders with engine...

Posted on Oct 22, 2014

Designed to handle a range of grading applications, Volvo has introduced its new C-Series motor graders, including the G930C, G940C, ...

A new president at Pettibone; new locations for Takeuchi, Bomag, Trimble and more in this week’s Dealer News Roundup

A new president at Pettibone; new locations for...

Posted on Oct 22, 2014

Welcome to the Dealer News Roundup, your one-stop shop for all the moves going on inside the heavy equipment distributor ...

PHOTOS: JLG opens new customer training center, proving grounds

PHOTOS: JLG opens new customer training center, proving...

Posted on Oct 21, 2014

Classes have begun at JLG Industries’ new $2.5 million customer training center and proving grounds in McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania. Quadrupling the size ...

How to stay safe while working with a small or short-handed construction crew

How to stay safe while working with a small or...

Posted on Oct 07, 2014

One of the lingering effects of the construction downturn is the difficulty contractors now face finding skilled workers. Whether construction ...

Hiring an accounting firm can save your construction company money. Here’s how to find the right one

Hiring an accounting firm can save your construction...

Posted on Oct 06, 2014

Since many construction companies start out as just one guy with a truck and a piece of equipment or two, ...

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