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Forklifts and Attachments

If you are currently in the market for a new forklift to meet the material handling needs of you or your company, it can often be difficult to decide upon the right type of forklift, with both cost and site specific requirements playing a role in your eventual decision.
Forklift picThe decision between Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) comprising of LNG or diesel powered machines, and Battery Electric Forklifts can usually be weighed up by comparing the financial and environmental costs.
Batteries have been in a materials handling context for at least 200 years, the most common battery currently used in the materials handling industry is the lead acid battery.
The two main types of forklift are LPG and battery electric.
Which should you choose?
Ferret has broken down the pros and cons of these systems, to help you choose what is right for you. To read more, click here and find your lifting solution.


Fork Stackers for safe and efficient lifting
Richmond Wheels and Castors
Richmond's range of loading equipment makes materials handling safer and more efficient
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Gas, LPG, Electric and Petrol Forklifts for sale
Adaptalift Hyster
Adaptalift Hyster offers completely new forklifts for sale, available in various models and fuel types
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Tailor Made Solutions for All Your Lifting Problems.
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Prolift offers a wide variety of materials handling solutions that can be used in numerous applications
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Flexible rental and hire conditions
Kennards Hire
Kennards Hire Lift and Shift provide a range of lifting machinery and equipment for temporary use in loading, unloading and moving heavy goods and cargo
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Forklift Equipment for hire
Adaptalift Hyster
Adaptalift Hyster offer a wide range of forklifts, forklift trucks and walkie stackers for Long Term and Short Term Hire
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Used/Secondhand Forklifts for Sale and Hire
Adaptalift Hyster
Adaptalift Hyster has a massive range of second hand forklifts on sale now
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Pallet dispensers from Optimum Handling Solutions
Optimum Handling Solutions
Materials handling equipment can help decrease injury and fatigue in the workplace
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Forklift Service and Repairs Australia-wide
Adaptalift Hyster
Adaptalift Hyster's fully equipped service vans, service centres and branches Australia wide ensure indutry leading response and efficient service
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Cage attachments for Forklifts from Prolift Solutions
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Prolift Solutions provide a waide range of hydraulic and non hydraulic forklift attachments
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Mobile Scissor Lifts from Optimum Handling Solutions
Optimum Handling Solutions
Scissor lifts for packaging and palletising. Available in electric hydraulic, static spring and mobile models
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Forklift Sweepers
Magnet Sales Australia
This handy piece of equipment hangs conveniently from forklift arms or vehicle bumpers, allowing you to ‘sweep’ contaminated areas and remove those sharp
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Gantry Family by Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting has joined forces with the UK engineering company Reid Lifting, as the Australian distributor of its versatile Aluminium Portable Gantry.
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Roadside Truck Assistance by TEN-24
Tyres4U
TEN-24 Roadside Truck Tyre Service provides emergency roadside assistance for trucks.
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Double Coin REM10
Tyres4U
Tyres4U provide a complete range of tyres for dump trucks, graders, loaders, backhoes and bobcats.
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High Risk Work Licences, Refresher Courses and VOC from RFJ Operator Training
RFJ Operator Training
RFJ Operator Training provide training courses for all high risk plant plus refresher courses and VOC.
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Offsite Forklift Licensing in the Greater Sydney Area
Australian Forklift Training
A range of forklift and order picking forklift training courses offsite with all equipment provided.
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Secondhand Forklifts - Crown
Crown Equipment
Crown Equipment offer a range of second-hand forklifts for sale including electric, petrol, diesel and LPG powered as well as pallet trucks.
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BodyGuard personal handheld tag
Orbit Communications
Proximity Detection and Warning Systems for improved workplace safety and less machinery damage
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Eco friendly LPG forklifts from Powelift Materials Handling
Powerlift Material Handling Pty Ltd
LPG Forklifts perform in lifting, transporting and positioning large bulk material loads whilst also being eco friendly by using LPG
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GoGetta fund various businesses including construction
GoGetta Equipment Funding
Rental solutions for efficient and cost effective equipment funding
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Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd market a comprehensive range of materials handling and lifting equipment. Their range includes Jib Cranes, Gantry Cranes, Monorail Cranes, Hoists and Winches, Forklift Attachments. 
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Phoenix Lifting
With their expertise and extensive range of quality products, Phoenix Lifting offer customers the very best in lifting solutions. Products include cranes, hoists and winches, drum handling equipment, forklift attachments and crane attachments.  ...
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Warehouse By Design
Warehouse by Design is a specialised storage and materials handling company able to supply all your warehousing and storage system requirements.
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Colby Storage Solutions
Colby is one of Australia's best known and respected brands of innovative, high quality storage solutions. With more than 50 years experience in providing reliable and cost effective solutions, Colby combines the flexibility of a national network of ...
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Richmond Wheels and Castors
Established in Victoria in 1958, Richmond Wheels and Castors have been designing materials handling equipment including wheels and castors, pallet trucks and pipe rollers. 
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Kennards Hire
Kennards Hire specialise in the following: Access, Air compressors, Air Tools, Automotive, Brick and Paving, Cleaning, Compaction, Concrete, Coolers, Fans and Heaters, Earthmoving, Electric Tools, Entertaining, Fastening, Floor Care, Generators, Hammers, ...
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Australian Warehousing Association Inc.
Australian Warehousing Association Inc. (AusWA) is the peak body of the Australian Warehousing Companies and offers a wide range of educational, consultancy, auditing and recruitment services to their members. Australian Warehousing Association Inc. ...
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Ferret.com.au is Australia's largest and leading online directory for the manufacturing, mining, and industrial sectors. Ferret.com.au comprises the most current information on products and services across a broad range of industries, and provides qualified ...
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Brevini Australia Pty Ltd
Brevini Australia manufacture power transmission units and supply a number of gearboxes, winches, ancillaries, modules housings, shafting bearings and a number of other related products and services. With the head office in Sydney, Brevini operate ...
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Optimum Handling Solutions
Optimum Handling Solutions supply specialised solutions that are designed to eliminate hand lifting when loading and unloading palletised goods. These equipment and materials include scissor lift tables, fork stackers, stretch wrapping equipment, racking ...
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Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting provide cranes, hoists, attachments and accessories. Specialising in the design and manufacture of materials handling equipment and is a leading manufacturer of railway lifting equipment and jib cranes in Australasia.
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Dematic
Dematic develops tailored solutions for the retail and wholesale distribution, consumer direct, grocery, food and beverage and manufacturing industries as well as the transport sector and 3PL's. As a systems integrator and product specialist, Dematic ...
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30/08/16 - Measurement Rentals has introduced the Keysight AC6803A AC Power Source, 2000 VAm 270 V, 10 A to their extensive test and measurement rental fleet.
Tracked forklifts new to Kennards Lift & Shift
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Lift & Shift had added a new line of tracked, all terrain forklifts to its hire equipment range.
Porta Powers Range from Kennards Lift & Shift
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Lift & Shift provides a range of industrial equipment including star hoists, sheave blocks, jinny wheels and minifors for hire.
Stocktake hire equipment now available from Kennards Lift & Shift
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01/08/16 - Stocktakes can be carried out more quickly and with less stress by hiring specialist equipment from Kennards Lift & Shift.
Lesson in ingenuity at historic school
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01/08/16 - Sixteen 20-tonne capacity screw jacks from Kennards Lift and Shift were part of an innovative solution to a problem encountered during building repair work
Lifting solutions guide from Kennards Lift & Shift
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01/08/16 - A new edition of the Kennards Lift & Shift hire equipment catalogue is more of a guide to lifting solutions than simply a list of products.
Forklift platforms by Kennards lift and shift
Supplier news
01/08/16 - A biannual stocktake at a huge Big W distribution warehouse was completed more quickly than normal with the help of 25 forklift work platforms.
Truck-mounted cranes
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01/08/16 - Kennards Lift and Shift have provided Blacktown City Council with a two-tonne tabletop truck, with a crane fitted at the back.
Retrofit automation solution now available to CNC Machine Tool Operators
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31/07/16 -  Dimac Tooling, Australia and New Zealand's leading supplier of accessories and workholding solutions for CNC milling and CNC turning machine tools
Dieci telehandler used for townhouse construction
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Kennards Lift and Shift have supplied a Dieci telehandler on hire for the construction of a new townhouse complex.
The Kennards Lift & Shift team in Adelaide.  L to r: Peter Luczak, Mark Bakker and Steven Mikajewski
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31/07/16 - Kennards Lift and Shift have moved to a new location in Adelaide after outgrowing their previous premises.
A concrete girder is lifted into position on the new bridge near Beresfield
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31/07/16 - A large modular spreader beam was used during the construction of a major road overpass in the NSW Hunter Valley.
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