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Amy Materson

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.

HammerHead’s pneumatic piercing tools handle underground installation with little disruption

HammerHead’s pneumatic piercing tools handle...

Posted on May 08, 2014

Perform underground installation work with minimal disruptions to landscapes, buildings or traffic flow with HammerHead’s four new pneumatic piercing tools. ...

GEAR: Keen Utility Salem is a work boot designed for women on the jobsite

GEAR: Keen Utility Salem is a work boot designed for...

Posted on May 06, 2014

There’s no need for women on the jobsite to tackle their work day wearing a boot originally designed for a ...

How to develop a custom safety program at your construction company

How to develop a custom safety program at your...

Posted on May 05, 2014

There are many small contractors out there looking for safety training information on a daily basis, which leads one to ...

Vermeer’s new S800TX gas-powered mini skid steer digs 48-inch-deep trenches

Vermeer’s new S800TX gas-powered mini skid steer digs...

Posted on May 01, 2014

Trench up to 48 inches deep with Vermeer’s S800TX mini skid steer, which also handles landscaping jobs and has a ...

GEAR: Hannay Reels N700 Series hose reel attaches to just about anything for use in tight spaces

GEAR: Hannay Reels N700 Series hose reel attaches to...

Posted on Apr 30, 2014

Hannay Reels’ N700 Series hose reel, specially designed for use in limited-space work environments, features a narrow frame and compact ...

OSHA offers range of fall prevention resources in upcoming National Safety Stand-Down

OSHA offers range of fall prevention resources in...

Posted on Apr 23, 2014

While Equipment World covers a range of topics in our online and print safety articles, one area I like to ...

Keeping your cool: 3 tips to avoiding heat stress on the jobsite

Keeping your cool: 3 tips to avoiding heat stress on...

Posted on Apr 15, 2014

With the long deep freezes all around the country this winter, most of us have been looking forward to lots ...

“Netflix model” for online construction safety training makes implementing programs a no-brainer

“Netflix model” for online construction safety...

Posted on Apr 02, 2014

Efforts to reduce construction accidents and injuries are slowly but surely having an effect, as each year OSHA’s tally of ...

Volvo CE’s new DD25B double drum compactor delivers fuel savings, easy maintenance

Volvo CE’s new DD25B double drum compactor...

Posted on Mar 26, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment's new DD25B double drum compactor combines high productivity with reduced fuel consumption with, offering a 7-percent decrease ...

Want to boost your construction business? Put a woman in charge

Want to boost your construction business? Put a woman...

Posted on Mar 21, 2014

I saw something this week that caught my eye: A Tweet linking to a Harvard Business Review post said a ...

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Hauling headaches: Know your load limits when trailering equipment

One-man machines: The operator should be the only person on a wheel loader

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