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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.


Magswitch Hand Lifter 60-M – For all small steel handling needs!
Magnet Sales Australia
Magswitch Hand Lifter 60-M – For all small steel handling needs!
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Slewing jib cranes from Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting
Lifting loads just got easier with Vector's full range of practical and versatile cranes and hoists,
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Lifting Handling Equipment, Pneumatic Hoists, Explosion Proof Hoists, Portable Hoists
Vector Lifting
Electric and pneumatic hoists enable you to lift a variety of heavy objects. They ensure safety comes first in your workplace.
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Aerosol Monitors
TechRentals Pty Ltd
A wide range of Physical Measurement and Non Destructive Test Equipment from TechRentals available for rent or purchase with many applications.
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Magnetic Lagging by MSA
Magnet Sales Australia
Measure up to 2,000 gauss strength HIGHER than pulleys without Magnetic Lagging.
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Cart Handling
Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd
Cart Handling Systems from Industrial Conveying
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Trailer Floor Systems
Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd
Trailer Floor Systems
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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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Pallet
Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd
Pallet handling Solutions from ICA
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VEGAMIP Microwave Switch for Level detection
VEGA Australia
VEGAMIP 61 microwave switches or barriers are sturdy, immune to grime build up and are consistently dependable even in intense process conditions.
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Composite Hoses
RADCOFLEX Australia
RADCOFLEX offers a whole range of genuine Australian manufactured composite hoses, assemblies and hose fittings
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PT1500 Powered Turn Table
Optimum Handling Solutions
Optimum Handling Solutions provide a range of manual and automatic pallet turntables for a variety of applications.
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Helical gearbox
Brevini Australia Pty Ltd
In this product range the demand for a gear program rich in variants but with a minimum number of parts have been fulfilled.
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Ammeraal Beltech & AMtex Process and Conveyor Belting Solution
Rydell Beltech Pty Ltd
Rydell Beltech Pty Ltd offer a full range of Ammerall Beltech and AMtex conveyor belts.
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Holding magnets - D36mm42mm48mm60mm75mm with threaded hook
AMF Magnetics
Neodymium Holding Magnets from AMF Magnetics are a versatile solution to hold, lift or separate a variety of metallic objects.
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Fully/Semi/Manual Stretch Wrapping Equipment from Optimum Handling Solutions
Optimum Handling Solutions
Stretch wrapping equipment available in manual, semi-automatic and fully automatic models
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Compressed air optimisation tools
Compressed Air Australia
EXAIR air optimisation products from Compressed Air Australia helps businesses save on compressed air consumption and waste
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AMF's Ferrite magnets have a good resistance to demagnetisation and are stable in a range of temperatures
AMF Magnetics
AMF provides powerful and reliable industrial magnets in all shapes and sizes for various industries including aerospace, manufacturing and mining.
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Ego Winches
Brevini Australia Pty Ltd
Specifically designed by Brevini Winches to satisfy the needs of companies that manufacture drilling machinery
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Double Scissor Lift Table
Optimum Handling Solutions
Scissor lifts for packaging and palletising. Available in electric hydraulic, static spring and mobile models
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Magnet Sales Australia
Magnet Sales Australia are distributors of high quality magnetic equipment for the welding, fabrication, woodworking and lifting industries. With a direct focus on improving the safety, efficiency and productivity of industrial operations, we provide ...
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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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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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Crane Industry Association of Queensland
The Crane Industry Association of Queensland (CIAQ) is the principal Crane Industry Association in Queensland, with members servicing all sectors of the construction industry and mobile crane hire. CIAQ is recognised by government ...
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Allplastics Engineering
Allplastics Engineering specialise in architectural plastic materials, with over thirty years experience in the machining of plastics. Allplastics Engineering provides building, industrial and architectural plastic rod, sheet and tube as well as cutting ...
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Bestech Australia
Bestech Australia provides the latest in measurement and control technology to the Australian and NZ market. Bestech Australia are focused to meet the instrumentation needs of customers in: Research and Education, Automotive, Metal Industry, ...
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Hospitality Magazine
Hospitalitymagazine.com.au is an online venture of the Hospitality Group publishing arm of Reed Business Information (RBI). We make it easy for you to keep up with hospitality industry news. All stories are archived. They are searchable by a keyword ...
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Ezi-Duct
Ezi-Duct supplies many of Australia's leading metal processing companies. Ezi-Duct supplies Stainless Steel Ducting and Hoods, Ducting, Flexible Ducting, Rotary Valves, Fans, Diverter Valves, Cyclones, Dust Collectors, Cartridges, Fume ...
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Dwyer Instruments
Dwyer Instruments are a leading manufacturer in the controls and instrumentation industry, they continue to grow and serve major markets including, but not limited to HVAC, Chemical, Food and Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Oil and Gas, Wastewater and Pollution ...
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TechRentals Pty Ltd
TechRentals offers specialised test and measurement equipment for a wide range of industries. Products offered encompass electrical power measurement and analysis, general industrial applications, physical measurement, radio frequency, environmental ...
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Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd
Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd is Australia’s most innovative materials handling specialist. We help our manufacturing clients move materials and products around their production facility and around the world. ICA’s custom engineered conveyor ...
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Enware Australia
Enware celebrates 80 years in business in 2018. We are an Australian owned & managed company who for more than 30 years has been manufacturing first response emergency shower and eye wash systems. we are renowned for our innovation, high quality and ...
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By Type
By combining pallet technology with innovative engineering, Australian businesses can now be provided with a turnkey palletising solution for any requirement.
Supplier news
25/11/18 - ICA has developed fixed and purpose-built systems for a demanding market serious about making transport systems a de facto storage solution.
The beverage industry now has access to a one-stop shop for world-class materials handling systems.
Supplier news
18/11/18 - Materials handling specialist Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd is making their presence felt quite strongly in the Australian beverage industry.
ICA engineers work very closely with clients to design, commission and complete the new materials handling system
Supplier news
11/11/18 - Industrial Conveying (Aust) can help facilities completely overhaul their outdated materials handling systems with very little disruption.
Porta-Davit Quantum davit crane
Supplier news
29/10/18 - Vector Lifting presents the Porta-Davit Quantum, an ultralight, rapidly deployable davit crane system weighing just 18.5kg.
With ICA’s automated handling solutions, loads are prepared on the loading dock
Supplier news
08/10/18 - ICA offers complete automated handling solutions for bulk loading and unloading of palletised products into, and out of trucks, containers and warehouses.
South of Perth Yacht Club
Supplier news
12/08/18 - Vector Lifting has designed and developed a specialised yachting jib crane that minimises risk, environmental damage and costs.
New luffing winch from Vector Lifting
Supplier news
12/08/18 - Vector Lifting recently manufactured a new luffing winch for an iron ore stacker.
Heavy Duty Line Vacs are powerful in-line conveyors that transport high volumes of material through ordinary hose or tube
Supplier news
12/07/18 - Compressed Air Australia introduces a new line of heavy duty air powered conveyors from EXAIR, designed for rugged, industrial applications.
Honeywell CV41 vehicle mount computer
Supplier news
12/05/18 - Gamma Solutions introduces the Honeywell CV41 vehicle mount computer recommended for forklift applications.
Portaboom has transformed traffic management by enhancing the safety aspect
Supplier news
10/12/17 - Kennards Hire has introduced a new portable boom gate to their broad traffic management product range.
A recent installation at a new BWS store in Chadstone, Victoria
Supplier news
06/12/17 - The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) is the preferred supplier of portable fencing to the BWS liquor group across Australia.
ZIMM screw jack systems
Supplier news
01/11/17 - T.E.A. Transmissions offers a range of screw jack systems designed for lifting applications requiring high precision, load capability and reliability.
 Heavy Duty Screw Jack Systems Australia - ZIMM
The ZIMM Screw Jack range is a modular system of components that can be combined to deliver you a complete lifting and handling solution.
T.E.A. Transmissions
Linear actuator DFPI: Easy to install – robust and reliable
ISO 15552, high IP and corrosion protection, an integrated displacement encoder or even a fully integrated positioner, swivel motion thanks to optimized piston rod guide – the robust and reliable linear actuator DFPI is the optimal choice for control ...
Festo
Festo @ Achema: Impressions 2018
Festo @ Achema: Impressions 2018
Festo
Compact and cost-effective: The multi-axis system for batter
Compact and cost-effective: The multi-axis system for battery manufacturing
Festo
Festo: Highlights 2018
Festo: Highlights 2018
Festo
Gentle and secure transport of wafers
Gentle and secure transport of wafers
Festo
Inspired by nature - Bionic Learning Network
Inspired by nature - Bionic Learning Network
Festo
Festo @ Hannover Messe: Impressions 2018
Festo @ Hannover Messe: Impressions 2018
Festo
M08 Sensor Series
M08 Sensor Series
Turck Australia
Field Logic Controller
Field Logic Controller
Turck Australia
Uprox I/O-Link: Inductive Factor 1 Sensors
Uprox I/O-Link: Inductive Factor 1 Sensors
Turck Australia
Ri360-QR20 Miniture Encoder for Mobile Equipment
Ri360-QR20 Miniture Encoder for Mobile Equipment
Turck Australia

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