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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!
MSA Magnetics
Magswitch Hand Lifter 60-M – For all small steel handling needs!
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Magnetic Lagging by MSA
MSA Magnetics
Measure up to 2,000 gauss strength HIGHER than pulleys without Magnetic Lagging.
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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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Forklift Sweepers
MSA Magnetics
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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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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Powr-Safe System
MSA Magnetics
Electrical Cable Safety Devices - to reduce workplace trip hazards
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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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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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Ego Winches
Dana SAC Australia
Specifically designed by Brevini Winches to satisfy the needs of companies that manufacture drilling machinery
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Load, untie or remove bulk bags efficiently and economically
Flexicon Corporation (Australia)
Also known as bulk bag unloaders, BULK-OUT™ is offered in numerous frame configurations for dust-free loading, untying, retying and removal of bulk bags
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FRP Roof Walkways are a lightweight alternative to steel and will not rust, rot, warp or conduct electricity
Composite Engineering (formerly Grating Company)
Composite Engineering's Fibreglass (FRP) Roof Walkways provide secure and safe movement on accessible roof tops and comply with all relevant standards
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Elevated hoists
Southwell Lifts & Hoists
Elevating work platforms are built according to customers specific lifting and space requirements no matter how challenging the task.
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Super bush tanks for easy fuel transportation from Turtle-Pac
Turtle-Pac
Turtle-Pac provide a range of tough collapsible drums for the transportation of diesel, oil, waste, chemicals and water
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Bulk Bag Filling Stations to fill FIBCs
Active Weighing Solutions
Bulk Bag Filling stations run up to 70tph, 20tph when double stacking 200kg bags. Ideal for a variety of bag sizes & features adjustability.
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Electric Forklifts from Crown Equipment
Crown Equipment
Crown Equipment provide electric forklifts in a range of sizes and lifting capabilities for handling machines to suit all customers
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Spill Station Absorbents are environmentally friendly and safe to use
Spill Station Australia
A variety of absorbents available from Spill Station Australia help with the clean up of a diverse range of chemicals and liquids.
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Heavy Duty Winches from Vector Lifting
Vector Lifting
Heavy Duty Winches designed for manufacturing and industrial applications
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Provides access to flat roof spaces
Gorter Hatches
Roof hatches for easy and secure roof access systems, built with durable steel, aluminium or stainless steel
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Camoplast High Performance Rubber Tracks from Bearcat Tyres
Bearcat Tyres
Track loader rubber tracks and excavator rubber tracks are hard wearing and durable, suitable for the movement of loads too large to be moved manually
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Materials Handling and Lifting Solutions
Total Lifting Solutions
Flexible and convenient materials handling solutions can be tailored to suit your business' lifting and product transporting requirements.
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MSA Magnetics
MSA Magnetics 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 solutions ...
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Australian Elevator Association
The Australian Elevator Association (AEA) represents the lift, moving footway and escalator industry in Australia.
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The Australian Trellis Door Company
The Australian Trellis Door Company specialises in expanding steel trellis security doors, trackless barriers, aluminium roller shutters, security plantation shutters, folding closures, removable bars, domestic, commercial and industrial. National representation.
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Testsafe Australia
TestSafe Australia is an internationally recognised testing, certification, research and investigation facility. It is the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and is one of a small number of  such facilities worldwide offering benchmarked ...
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Storage Ideas
Storage Ideas provide materials handling solutions in the design, supply and installation of new and used storage equipment including Racks, Pallet Racking, Shelving, Conveyors, and office and warehouse storage systems. Colby Storage Solutions Central ...
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OTB Products
OTB Products provide a range of personal and body products such as cool zone vests, cool ties, neck and wrist wraps, cooling products and cooling seat pads. OTB Products also provide personal safety products for the workplace, safety matting, safe communication ...
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Dual Valves Australasia
Dual Valves Australasia provide slurry and mine water valves across the industrial sector. They work closely with mines, refineries, power stations, consultants, engineers, contractors and municipal utilities. Their products include abrasive slurry ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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.
T.E.A. Transmissions
Ri360-QR20 Miniture Encoder for Mobile Equipment
Ri360-QR20 Miniture Encoder for Mobile Equipment
Turck Australia
Uprox I/O-Link: Inductive Factor 1 Sensors
Uprox I/O-Link: Inductive Factor 1 Sensors
Turck Australia
Field Logic Controller
Field Logic Controller
Turck Australia
M08 Sensor Series
M08 Sensor Series
Turck Australia
MOBILE SECURITY BARRIER
MOBILE SECURITY BARRIER
The Australian Trellis Door Company
PORTABLE SECURITY GATES
PORTABLE SECURITY GATES
The Australian Trellis Door Company
Risk Assessment
Risk Assessment
The Australian Trellis Door Company
COMPLIANCE WITH D1/D2 OF THE BCA – EMERGENCY EGRESS
COMPLIANCE WITH D1/D2 OF THE BCA – EMERGENCY EGRESS
The Australian Trellis Door Company
WIND OVERTURN TEST/TEMP FENCING – AS 4687
WIND OVERTURN TEST/TEMP FENCING – AS 4687
The Australian Trellis Door Company
Jemmy 1
Jemmy 1
The Australian Trellis Door Company
IMPACT TEST/TEMP FENCING – AS 4687
IMPACT TEST/TEMP FENCING – AS 4687
The Australian Trellis Door Company

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