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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.

Update your construction company’s safety plan to protect temporary workers

Update your construction company’s safety plan to...

Posted on Oct 02, 2014

So, your safety plan is up to date, you conduct frequent, targeted training and your workers have bought into and ...

Ditch Witch upgrades RT45 ride-on trencher with big boost in power (PHOTOS)

Ditch Witch upgrades RT45 ride-on trencher with big...

Posted on Oct 02, 2014

Ditch Witch has added a 49-horsepower Tier 4 Deutz diesel engine to its RT45 ride-on trencher, delivering a significant increase ...

Bandit launches new tracked model 2550 stump grinder

Bandit launches new tracked model 2550 stump grinder

Posted on Oct 01, 2014

Bandit has combined its 2550 stump grinder with the versatility of a tracked machine with the new Model 2550 Track ...

Impressive level of quality combined with a passion for his people keep Dallas contractor at the top of his field

Impressive level of quality combined with a passion for...

Posted on Oct 01, 2014

After Vern Larman returned to the Dallas area from a two-year stint as a missionary in Bolivia, he found he ...

It’s time for contractors to start financial planning for 2015. Here are 3 tips to get you started

It’s time for contractors to start financial...

Posted on Sep 29, 2014

Now that the construction busy season is winding down, it’s time to turn your attention to those housekeeping tasks you ...

AGC to offer new work zone training program in 2015

AGC to offer new work zone training program in 2015

Posted on Sep 25, 2014

The Associated General Contractors of America will put $135,000 in grant money to good use in 2015, using the funds ...

LED light balloons are a durable, cost-effective way to illuminate a jobsite

LED light balloons are a durable, cost-effective way to...

Posted on Sep 23, 2014

Illuminate the jobsite in any environment with 8:12 Illumination’s energy efficient LED light balloon, which handles all types of weather ...

IPAF report indicates more than 20 aerial work platform deaths worldwide in first half of 2014

IPAF report indicates more than 20 aerial work platform...

Posted on Sep 22, 2014

The International Powered Access Federation, a non-profit group that promotes the safe use of powered access equipment, has released half-year ...

Komatsu launches 31-ton HM300-5 articulated dump truck

Komatsu launches 31-ton HM300-5 articulated dump truck

Posted on Sep 19, 2014

Komatsu focused on reducing operating cost with the development of the company’s HM300-5 articulated dump truck, which features an EPA ...

New ARTBA awards program to honor construction firms who serve their communities

New ARTBA awards program to honor construction firms...

Posted on Sep 19, 2014

Construction firms intent on giving back to their communities may now be honored for their good works. The Transportation Development Foundation, ...

3 tips for boosting employee relations at your construction company

3 tips for boosting employee relations at your...

Posted on Sep 17, 2014

For construction company owners and supervisors, managing a team can be tricky. Often there’s a distinct separation between “in the ...

Caterpillar launches M318F, M320F wheel excavators with greater durability, lower operating costs (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar launches M318F, M320F wheel excavators with...

Posted on Sep 09, 2014

Caterpillar has launched two new wheel excavators—the M318F and M320F—which the company says incorporates the best features of predecessor models ...

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