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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.


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Ket-Twist 660 double telescopic crank lifting system
Supplier news
29/10/17 - T.E.A. Transmissions announces the release of Ket-Twist, a fast, double telescoping, crank-operated lifting system from Ketterer.
Ikea Richmond featuring ATDC’s expanding barricades
Supplier news
16/10/17 - Ikea’s Richmond store in Melbourne has been secured against unauthorised access using expanding barricades from The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC).
Conveying goods precisely and quickly with igus knife edge rollers
Supplier news
02/10/17 - Knife edge rollers from igus are offering optimum results in high speed conveying applications through precise and quick movement of goods.
Aspac’s Athena HE
Supplier news
23/09/17 - Kennards Hire has introduced a new product to their access equipment range, designed to simplify work in tricky site conditions.
igus recently installed an energy chain system on its 1,000th ship-to-shore crane (STS)
Supplier news
23/09/17 - Motion plastics specialist, igus has completed the installation of an energy chain system on its 1,000th ship-to-shore crane (STS).
Wolfgang Puck’s LAX airport restaurant
Supplier news
21/09/17 - The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) supplied their premium grade portable barriers for installation at Wolfgang Puck’s restaurant.
E4.1L from igus is a revolutionary energy chain offering excellent flexibility for harnessing
Supplier news
24/07/17 - Treotham introduces a new energy chain from igus that can be harnessed up to 80 per cent faster than any other energy chain in the market.
Gareth Vines with the award
Supplier news
16/07/17 - Kennards Hire won the prestigious Variety International Corporate Award for their philanthropic activities in South Australia.
Angus Kennard (R) and Theo Triantafillides with a Sydney FC player
Supplier news
13/07/17 - Kennards Hire has signed on as the Premium Partner of Australia’s premier football club, Sydney FC for the first time.
Positioning technology for trackable pallets
Editorial
16/10/16 - Nikken Lease’s new trackable pallet, Transeeker is utilising positioning and cellular technologies from Swis-based specialist u-blox
CeBIT expanding drone showcase
Editorial
27/09/16 - CeBIT is expanding its drones showcase next year due to the proliferation drone technologies over the past 12 months.
Cat develops new high torque longwall drive systems
Editorial
27/09/16 - Caterpillar has unveiled new longwall armoured face conveyor high-torque drive systems at MINExpo.

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