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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.

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 ...

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 Oct 06, 2014

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

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, ...

Safety plan: How to protect temporary workers

Safety plan: How to protect temporary workers

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 ...

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 ...

New work zone training program to be offered in 2015

New work zone training program to be offered in 2015

Posted on Sep 30, 2014

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

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 ...

Komatsu’s HM300-5 articulated dump truck offers combination of efficiency and performance

Komatsu’s HM300-5 articulated dump truck offers...

Posted on Sep 23, 2014

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

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