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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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A 145 tonne spreader beam was hired from Kennards Hire Lift & Shift to lift a large 75ft Riviera motor yacht onto a container ship.
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Stevedoring specialist Patrick hired a 145 tonne spreader beam and two 80 tonne round slings from Kennards Hire Lift & Shift.
Durapac SyncMaster synchronised lifting system
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01/08/16 - Kennards Hire Lift & Shift has introduced the Durapac SyncMaster synchronised lifting system to its extensive range of heavy lifting equipment.
Kennards Hire Lift & Shift supplied a number of conveyor belts as well as the scaffolding required to get the job done
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Hire Lift & Shift supplied their extensive range of conveyor belts to Treescape Australia during a project being executed for a luxurious resort.
Kennards Hire supplied a new 1000kg 12v glass lifter for installing large glass panels at Melbourne Zoo
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01/08/16 - Kennards Hire Lift & Shift recently supplied a new 1000kg 12v glass lifter for installing large glass panels in Melbourne Zoo.
Kennards Hire Lift & Shift supplied two aluminium gantries and four chain blocks to lift the 1.2 tonne timber boat from the transport trailer and place it onto the frame
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01/08/16 - Kennards Hire Lift & Shift supplied the equipment for installing a 27-feet whaler boat as the centrepiece of the Gallipoli exhibition at the Army Museum.
Air skates help move heavy loads across smooth surfaces on a cushion of air (Photo credit: Paul K Robbins/MONDE Photo)
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Hire Lift & Shift supplied two sets of air skates to KMB Group to help them relocate a 15-tonne thermoforming food packaging machine.
CICA promotes Kennards Hire Lift & Shift as its 2014 platinum sponsor
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01/08/16 - Kennards Lift & Shift has been announced by the Crane Industry Council of Australia as the prestigious Platinum Sponsor for the CICA 2014 Conference.
The cordless technology eliminates issues concerning the air hose length on standard pneumatic pendants
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Lift & Shift and Pacific Hoists have collaborated to offer the Australian materials handling industry its first cordless air hoist.
Kennards Hire’s conveyors were used to remove rock from a manmade lake
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Hire supplied five 6-metre conveyor belts to remove 110m³ of rock from a 600m² manmade lake at a waterfront apartment complex.
New capstan winch from Kennards Lift & Shift helps roll out the NBN
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Custom designed capstan winches from Kennards Lift & Shift are being used to lay optic fibre cables for the prestigious National Broadband Network.
Floating on air with AeroGo air casters from Kennards Lift & Shift
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Lift & Shift now offers AeroGo air casters for hire.
A Chess Engineering crew uses a Kennards Lift & Shift crane truck at a railway s
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01/08/16 - Two tonne tabletop trucks hired from Kennards Lift & Shift have helped Chess Engineering install and modify anti-throw protection screens.

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