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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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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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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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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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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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Climb2 Modular Access Ladder Systems and Vertical Lifelines
Safemaster Height Safety Solutions
Climb2 Modular Access Ladder Systems and Vertical Lifelines
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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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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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Composite Hoses
RADCOFLEX Australia
RADCOFLEX offers a whole range of genuine Australian manufactured composite hoses, assemblies and hose fittings
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Self contained pasteurisers for small batch testing
Hipex
Pasteurisation systems break off undesired micro organisms and fibres from a product ensuring it is ready to be safely sold
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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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Magnetic Lagging by MSA
Magnet Sales Australia
Measure up to 2,000 gauss strength HIGHER than pulleys without Magnetic Lagging.
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Stripwound Hose
RADCOFLEX Australia
RADCOFLEX manufactures a complete range of stripwound flexible metal hoses in galvanised and stainless steels
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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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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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Helical gearbox
Dana SAC Australia
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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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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Powr-Safe System
Magnet Sales Australia
Electrical Cable Safety Devices - to reduce workplace trip hazards
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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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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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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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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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Lifting Equipment Engineers Association
The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is established across the globe as the leading representative body for all those involved in the lifting industry worldwide.
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Sushi Machines
We have owned and operated several sushi retail stores and were a wholesale supplier to more than 300 outlets including food services companies such as Sodexho, Delarware North and Spotless. Under the brand JAS Sushi, we have also run Kaiten Sushi (conveyor ...
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Compressed Air Australia
Compressed Air Australia offers high quality, energy-conserving solutions that solve problems in industrial plants. Compressed Air Australia is a leading distributor of: EXAIR compressed air products that blowoff, vacuum, cool, vent, dry, convey ...
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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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AMS Instrumentation and Calibration
AMS Instrumentation and Calibration supply Industrial Instrumentation and Calibration Equipment to all industries. The product range includes Flow, Level and Pressure Meters, Sensors, Panel Instrumentation and Calibration Hardware and Software. AMS Instrumentation ...
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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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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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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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AMF Magnetics
AMF Magnetics carries the largest range of magnets in Australia (over 400 different sizes and grades), servicing customers in the aerospace, manufacturing, mining, automotive, engineering, electronics, craft, therapeutic and printing industries, ...
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Digital lifting inspection can be completed via a paperless inspection application run on any mobile device
Supplier news
07/09/19 - Whether you are using leased or rental assets or your own lifting equipment, it is fundamental that you have a lifting inspection procedure in place.
The 500-ton process crane in Kranbau Köthen's production facility. The energy chain from igus can be seen.
Supplier news
23/06/19 - The Kranbau Köthen GmbH has built a process crane featuring a lifting capacity of 500 tons.
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.
 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.
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Ri360-QR20 Miniture Encoder for Mobile Equipment
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Field Logic Controller
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Turck Australia
M08 Sensor Series
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Turck Australia
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MOBILE SECURITY BARRIER
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IMPACT TEST/TEMP FENCING – AS 4687
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WIND OVERTURN TEST/TEMP FENCING – AS 4687
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Jemmy 1
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