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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.

Post-vacation pressure: How to return to the office and jobsite without missing a beat

Post-vacation pressure: How to return to the office and...

Posted on Apr 10, 2015

With long holiday weekends and the summer vacation season upon us, it’s easy to get behind in your work. If ...

Oil supply to keep gas prices low through the summer

Oil supply to keep gas prices low through the summer

Posted on Apr 09, 2015

Gas prices are projected to be more than a dollar per gallon lower this summer than during the summer of ...

Komatsu unveils the D155AXi-8, its largest semi-automatic dozer yet

Komatsu unveils the D155AXi-8, its largest...

Posted on Apr 06, 2015

Komatsu has once again expanded its lineup of "intelligent" earthmoving equipment. With the launch of the D155AXi-8, the heavy equipment manufacturer ...

Third-generation contractor manages company transition by merging old values with new opportunities

Third-generation contractor manages company transition...

Posted on Apr 02, 2015

For James Tollestrup, running the family business has included mastering the ability to transition the company from one phase to ...

6 steps to avoiding utility work explosions like the one that rocked New York City

6 steps to avoiding utility work explosions like the...

Posted on Mar 31, 2015

The building explosion in New York’s East Village last week that killed two people and injured nearly two dozen others ...

PHOTOS: Check out time-saving tools and equipment you might have missed in our End-of-Winter roundup

PHOTOS: Check out time-saving tools and equipment you...

Posted on Mar 30, 2015

With winter coming to a close, some contractors in the colder parts of the country aren't done with snow and ice ...

Women in Concrete Forum to address diversity, sustainability

Women in Concrete Forum to address diversity,...

Posted on Mar 24, 2015

The International Concrete Sustainability Conference, scheduled for May 11 through 13 in Miami, will open with the second Women in ...

Caterpillar retained its spot as the top construction equipment manufacturer in the world.

Caterpillar intros 735C, 740C EJ, 745C articulated...

Posted on Mar 23, 2015

Caterpillar’s 735C, 740C EJ and 745C articulated trucks feature a host of upgrades over the machines’ predecessors, the B Series. ...

How to de-clutter your construction office into a (nearly) paperless, more efficient work space

How to de-clutter your construction office into a...

Posted on Mar 23, 2015

Spring is the time of year when everything is new and fresh, so now that the season has officially arrived, ...

Case launches 570N EP tractor loader with maintenance-free Tier 4 Final engine

Case launches 570N EP tractor loader with...

Posted on Mar 20, 2015

Case’s 570N EP tractor loader offers the same level of performance as the company’s 570N XT tractor loader, but features ...

Proxbid to provide live online bidding for Lyon auction in New Jersey

Proxbid to provide live online bidding for Lyon auction...

Posted on Mar 19, 2015

Proxibid will provide live online bidding for Alex Lyon and Son's annual three-day rental return auction, scheduled for Thursday, March ...

Friendship morphs into a successful business venture between asphalt, concrete contractors

Friendship morphs into a successful business venture...

Posted on Mar 18, 2015

Sean McDowell knows the ins and outs of asphalt. As the owner of McDowell Construction, a 17-year-old paving company in ...

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