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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.

New ZX17U-5, ZX26U-5 bring Tier 4 Final engines to Hitachi’s smallest excavators

New ZX17U-5, ZX26U-5 bring Tier 4 Final engines to...

Posted on Mar 04, 2015

  Hitachi has updated its smallest compact excavators with new Tier 4 Final engines that require no diesel exhaust fluid. The new ZX17U-5 and ...

Hitachi’s new ZX300LC-6 excavator ups horsepower 32%

Hitachi’s new ZX300LC-6 excavator ups horsepower...

Posted on Feb 20, 2015

Hitachi has designed the new ZX300LC-6 excavator with a variety of applications in mind, including site development and roadbuilding jobs. ...

Komatsu’s new PC390LC-11 hydraulic excavator features cab, productivity enhancements

Komatsu’s new PC390LC-11 hydraulic excavator features...

Posted on Feb 19, 2015

Komatsu America’s new Tier 4 Final PC390LC-11 hydraulic excavator, which features a SAA6D114E-6 engine that delivers 257 net horsepower, has ...

Loftness updates Kwik-Trim compact mechanical trimmer with more horsepower and better stability

Loftness updates Kwik-Trim compact mechanical trimmer...

Posted on Feb 10, 2015

Loftness has released the latest version of the Kwik-Trim compact mechanical tree trimmer, a great tool for simplifying right-of-way maintenance. The Tier ...

Proxibid’s live heavy equipment auctions are coming to eBay

Proxibid’s live heavy equipment auctions are...

Posted on Feb 06, 2015

eBay and Proxibid announced at World of Concrete plans to integrate Proxibid’s live equipment auctions into the eBay marketplace. The partnership ...

Atlas Copco introduces LT5005 and LT6005 rammers; gives WOC attendees sneak peek of new trowels

Atlas Copco introduces LT5005 and LT6005 rammers; gives...

Posted on Feb 05, 2015

Atlas Copco launched the LT5005 and LT6005 concrete rammers at the show, featuring ultra-slim bodies and narrower handles. Designed for ...

Chicago Pneumatic expands company’s concrete line with new CombiForm, power trowels

Chicago Pneumatic expands company’s concrete line...

Posted on Feb 04, 2015

At World of Concrete, Chicago Pneumatic showcased new equipment added to the company’s concrete line, first launched at ConExpo last year. ...

SGX Series ushers in new look and features for Subaru generators

SGX Series ushers in new look and features for Subaru...

Posted on Feb 04, 2015

Contractors looking for familiar Subaru generators at World of Concrete ’15 were greeted with a new look, as Subaru Industrial ...

Donaldson Company names COO Tod Carpenter president and CEO

Donaldson Company names COO Tod Carpenter president and...

Posted on Feb 04, 2015

Filtration manufacturer Donaldson Company has announced that, effective April 1, 2015, Chief Operating Officer Tod Carpenter will be the company’s ...

Worker killed when pinned between tractor and dozer in Ohio

Worker killed when pinned between tractor and dozer in...

Posted on Jan 28, 2015

A man attempting to pull a piece of equipment out of deep mud in Bennington Township, Ohio, Saturday was killed ...

Four red flags you’re ruining your construction crew’s productivity

Four red flags you’re ruining your construction...

Posted on Jan 23, 2015

  "The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, ...

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work zones than any other state

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work...

Posted on Jan 12, 2015

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse has released the latest data tally of deaths in motor vehicle traffic crashes in construction ...

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