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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.

Cooper Kenworth adds Asheville location

May 03, 2012

Cooper Kenworth has opened a 31,000-square-foot parts and service operation in Asheville, North Carolina. The facility, located along U.S. Interstate 40 at 1895 Old Haywood Road, has 14 service bays and a 7,000-square-foot parts department. One bay is a dedicated ...

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JCB adds San Antonio dealer

May 03, 2012

JCB adds San Antonio dealer

JCB has added to their North American dealer network with JCB of South Texas. Located in San Antonio, JCB of South Texas offers the full JCB line of equipment, including new, used and rental. JCB of South Texas, which is managed ...

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Ram intros 2500 CNG pickup truck

Mar 07, 2012

Ram intros 2500 CNG pickup truck

Ram brand president Fred Diaz says there was "a lot of head-scratching" when his company announced it was separating the Ram truck line from the iconic Dodge car line. But two years later, he says that decision has been vindicated. At ...

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Westport LD showcases bi-fuel Ford Super Duty pickup trucks

Mar 07, 2012

Westport Light Duty will begin producing bi-fuel Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty pickup trucks in May, the company said today at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, IN. The trucks are produced in a facility adjacent to Ford's ...

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GM debuts bi-fuel Sierra, Silverado pickup trucks

Mar 07, 2012

GM debuts bi-fuel Sierra, Silverado pickup trucks

Chevrolet and GMC today announced details of General Motors’ bi-fuel 2013 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 HD extended cab pickup trucks at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, IN. The vehicles include a compressed natural gas (CNG) capable ...

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Navistar sues EPA again over ‘irrelevant’ SCR rule

Jul 18, 2011

By Jack Roberts, Executive Trucks Editor  Navistar has filed another suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, signaling the latest round in the ongoing battle between the exhaust gas recirculation-only engine manufacturer and its competitors, all of which are using selective ...

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Diesel, gas continue to rise

Apr 05, 2011

The Department of Energy reported Monday that diesel prices rose 4.4 cents to a $3.976 per gallon national average. Gasoline also increased, rising to $3.684 cents per gallon, an 8.8-cent increase over the previous week. Compared with figures from the same ...

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Senate repeals 1099 reporting requirements

Apr 05, 2011

The U.S. Senate passed H.R. 4 on April 4, effectively repealing the expanded tax reporting requirements in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The law had stipulated that, starting in 2012, firms would be required to file a Form ...

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Equipment World names 2011 Contractor of the Year

Mar 11, 2011

Equipment World names 2011 Contractor of the Year

An out-of-the ordinary success story catches the attention of magazine editors Bryan Force, owner of Force Inc., based in Indiana, Pennsylvania, won the annual Equipment World (sister magazine to Aggregates Manager) Contractor of the Year award during a March 5 event ...

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Diesel price rises again

Dec 20, 2010

The Department of Energy reported in mid December that diesel rose 1.7 cents to a national average of $3.248 a gallon at the pump. The increase is the fourth time diesel has hit a two-year high in the previous six weeks, ...

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Cat’s Oberhelman: ‘We have a bias toward growth’

Aug 20, 2010

Speaking at an analysts meeting held at the New York Stock Exchange, Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman said the company “has a bias toward growth,” and that there “will be more announcements” coming from the company in the year ahead. Cat ...

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Case launches military skid steer, CTL line

Apr 15, 2010

Case launches military skid steer, CTL line

Case Construction Equipment introduced its line of military skid steers and compact track loaders at an event held at the CNH Wichita Plant April 14. The machines, produced under a 10-year contract with U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, are ...

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