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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.

Guntert & Zimmerman to launch MP550 Material Placer at World of Concrete

Guntert & Zimmerman to launch MP550 Material Placer...

Posted on Jan 02, 2015

Guntert & Zimmerman has announced that it will launch the new MP550 material placer at the World of Concrete show in ...

Atlas Copco’s new Dynapac CA1300 and CA1500 single-drum soil rollers

Atlas Copco’s new Dynapac CA1300 and CA1500...

Posted on Dec 30, 2014

  A wide range of parking lot, road, utility pipe and street projects are possible with the new Dynapac CA1300 and CA1500 single-drum ...

Atlas Copco’s new Dynapac CA1300 and CA1500 single-drum soil rollers have first cross-mounted engines for easy accessibility

Atlas Copco’s new Dynapac CA1300 and CA1500...

Posted on Dec 29, 2014

A wide range of parking lot, road, utility pipe and street projects are possible with the new Dynapac CA1300 and CA1500 single-drum ...

Ditch Witch MR90 mud recycler can be transported while full of mud (PHOTOS)

Ditch Witch MR90 mud recycler can be transported while...

Posted on Dec 22, 2014

Boost profits by reclaiming, recycling and reusing drilling mud with Ditch Witch’s MR90, a self-contained mud recycler that can be ...

Vermeer launches first Tier 4 Final HDD with engine upgrade to D100x140 S3 Navigator

Vermeer launches first Tier 4 Final HDD with engine...

Posted on Dec 19, 2014

Vermeer’s Navigator horizontal directional drill is the first Tier 4 Final drill to hit the pipeline market, as the company ...

Pile driving rig operators, contractors team up for certification program

Pile driving rig operators, contractors team up for...

Posted on Dec 19, 2014

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators and the Pile Driving Contractors Association have teamed up to form ...

Cat dealer Cashman Equipment installing camera-based system that monitors an operator’s fatigue

Cat dealer Cashman Equipment installing camera-based...

Posted on Dec 10, 2014

Las Vegas-based Caterpillar dealer Cashman Equipment has now made available a fatigue monitoring system for heavy equipment operators. Initially rolled out ...

PHOTOS: 2014 Trailer Directory: The best trailers and service truck accessories of the year

PHOTOS: 2014 Trailer Directory: The best trailers and...

Posted on Dec 08, 2014

Each year, Equipment World spotlights some of the latest and greatest trailers and accessories available. In this year's roundup, we ...

PPE problems: When used incorrectly personal protective equipment can create a hazard

PPE problems: When used incorrectly personal protective...

Posted on Dec 05, 2014

The accident: A backhoe operator jumped off his machine to assist another crewmember. The strap of his fall protection harness ...

Spotting safety problems: Always know what’s around you

Spotting safety problems: Always know what’s...

Posted on Dec 03, 2014

The accident: A dump truck backed onto a site behind a skid steer. The skid steer operator failed to see ...

Major miscalculations: When felling trees with an excavator, know when and where to dig

Major miscalculations: When felling trees with an...

Posted on Dec 03, 2014

The accident: A worker using a hydraulic excavator to remove trees used a bucket to dig away from the base ...

PHOTOS: How Bridgestone builds giant off-road tires at its South Carolina plant

PHOTOS: How Bridgestone builds giant off-road tires at...

Posted on Dec 02, 2014

Bridgestone’s Aiken County, South Carolina, location will now be the home of the company’s North American giant off-road radial tire ...

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