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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.


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Genie® Lift™ from Total Lifting Solutions
Total Lifting Solutions
The Genie Lift from Total Lifting Solutions provides the ideal solution for all your materials handling needs.
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Forklift Licenses
Australian Forklift Training
Forklift Training and Licensing Courses for beginners to advanced users are easy and can be performed at customer sites or at AFT headquarters
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Ausa C400 Rough Terrain Forklift
Ausa Australasia
Compact, Rough Terrain Forklifts with Full Grip System
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Danger Signs and Custom Safety Signs
Jabac Connections
Signage from Jabac can be used in all applications to ensure safety and traffic control
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Gel-TAC has high temperature performance and doesn't contain chlorinated solvents
CRC Industries (Australia)
Gel-TAC is a multipurpose lubricant that is easy to apply and can be used in the home, work shop or on highly loaded reciprocal moving parts and forklifts.
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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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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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Konecranes
Konecranes is a global lifting businesses group, they manufacture and supply a range of light lifting equipment, industrial cranes, products for hazardous environments, process cranes, port cranes and lift trucks. Services they provide include crane ...
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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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Gamma Solutions
Gamma Solutions offers advanced mobile data collection solutions. They provide printers, barcode systems, portable terminals, scanners, wireless networks, RFID systems and implementation services.
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Tennant
At Tennant, we are passionate about developing innovative solutions to help our customers resolve their cleaning challenges. Our products are designed to sustainably clean spaces with fewer resources and reduced emissions. Our range of scrubbers are ...
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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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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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Tsubaki Australia
Tsubaki Australia Pty Limited is a subsidiary of the Tsubakimoto Chain Co. of Japan. We are a supplier of power transmission products; industrial drive chains, attachment chains, small and large size conveyor chains; Related products include cam clutches, ...
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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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Adaptalift Hyster
Adaptalift Hyster was founded in 1982 and they offer a range of Hyster forklifts that include multi-directional forklifts, narrow aisle forklifts and rough terrain forklifts, forklift attachments, used forklifts, forklift fleet management systems and ...
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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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Patlite SignalFX Australia
Patlite manufacturer rotating beacons, light bars, LED indicating modules for FA emergency, LED signal towers and industrial horns, vehicular and factory products, TOA, 100v speakers, ceiling speakers, ARC, work lamps, machine spotlights, machine lights, ...
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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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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
Supplier news
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
Supplier news
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
Supplier news
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
Supplier news
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
Editorial
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
Supplier news
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
Supplier news
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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