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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.


Magnetic Lagging by MSA
Magnet Sales Australia
Measure up to 2,000 gauss strength HIGHER than pulleys without Magnetic Lagging.
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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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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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Cart Handling
Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd
Cart Handling Systems from Industrial Conveying
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Skybridge2 Roof Walkway Systems
Safemaster Height Safety Solutions
Safemaster's Skybridge2 Roof Walkway Systems are designed for construction and industrial applications
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FSR1300 Pallet Tilter Freezer Spacer Removal Unit 001
Optimum Handling Solutions
Range of pallet inverters which provide a faster, easier and more cost effective way to rotate, switch or transfer loads and replace broke.
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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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Cog-Veyor Sprocket Driven Hygienic Conveyor Belting
Rydell Beltech Pty Ltd
Cog-Veyor - The clean belt alternative for heavy duty areas
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Robust and Reliable Magnetic Lifters from AMF Magnetics
AMF Magnetics
Magnetic lifters from AMF Magnetics are a strong and effective alternative to traditional lifting equipment.
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Connect2 Universal Life Rail System Providing Horizontal, Vertical and Inclined Movement
Safemaster Height Safety Solutions
Fall Arrest liferail system for continuity of a horizontal, vertical and inclined movement
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Measure various force and load capacities
Bestech Australia
Force transducers and load cells come in range of capacities to suit any application
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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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Phoenix Gantry Crane Systems
Phoenix Lifting
Pheonix Lifting have an broad range of cranes to suit most lifting needs.
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250-750kg Goods Lift 001
Optimum Handling Solutions
Optimum Handling Solutions provide a range of goods hoist for the safe and efficient movement of products.
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Pallet
Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd
Pallet handling Solutions from ICA
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Trailer Floor Systems
Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd
Trailer Floor Systems
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Powr-Safe System
Magnet Sales Australia
Electrical Cable Safety Devices - to reduce workplace trip hazards
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Skybridge2 Modular Walkway System with Handrails
Safemaster Height Safety Solutions
Secure and durable height access systems, Safemaster's Modular walkways are lightweight and are maintenance free
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Prolift provides tailor made Crane Handling Solutions.
Prolift Solutions Pty Ltd
Advisors from Prolift can recommend the correct crane equipment that is required for a variety of applications
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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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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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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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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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Patlite Signals Distribution (Australia / NZ)
PATLITE & SIGNALFX are the world’s leading brand of Advanced Audio Visual Signalling devices, designed to improve safety, security & productivity of any machine, system, hardware, software, infrastructure. The product range includes IoT Ready LED ...
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Victorian Crane Association
Formed in 1973, The Victorian Crane Association (VCA) represents crane hirers, owners and operators and actively lobbies appropriate State and Government departments and other regulating authorities on legislation and regulations of concern to the industry ...
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Australian Pump Industries
Australian Pump Industries provide first class products and support in pump and cleaning products. Their product range includes a vast range of pumps, cleaning equipment, hydrostatic testers, ag spray and total defense support. Based in Baulkham Hills, ...
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RADCOFLEX Australia
Flexible Hose & Expansion Joint Specialists RADCOFLEX is an international manufacturer and distributor of custom built piping solutions, flexible hoses and expansion joints. RADCOFLEX is generally recognised as the industry's innovator, capable ...
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Suhner (Australia)
Suhner offers a unique range of tools in four Power classes:- electric, battery, pneumatic and flexible drive, and the widest range of abrasive consumables for surface finishing. Suhner also provides a total polishing solution with its comprehensive ...
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PACKSPEC
PACKSPEC, a packaging supplier and importer of paperboard recyclable pallets with two tonne capacity.
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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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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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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.
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
VEGA Australia - Vegapuls 69
Vegapuls 69
VEGA Australia

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