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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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Mini cranes from Kennards Lift & Shift excel on Sydney Harbour Slipways project
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Kennards Lift and Shift’s two rubber-track, mini crawler cranes proved ideal for work in confined spaces during construction.
Electrodrive tugs
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Costs can be cut, productivity can be increased and back injuries can be avoided by hiring an Electrodrive Tug.
Electrodrive tugs
Supplier news
01/08/16 - Costs can be cut, productivity can be increased and back injuries can be avoided by hiring an Electrodrive Tug.
Retrofit automation solution now available to CNC Machine Tool Operators
Editorial
31/07/16 -  Dimac Tooling, Australia and New Zealand's leading supplier of accessories and workholding solutions for CNC milling and CNC turning machine tools
MC405 crawler cranes
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Rubber-track mini crawler cranes, for use in confined spaces, can now be hired from Kennards Lift and Shift in Sydney.
The mini-conveyor system in use on Bowen Mountain
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Mini-conveyor system, hired from Kennards Lift and Shift, moved 27 tonne of building materials down a steep, rugged home site in less than nine hours.
A generator is lowered from the mezzanine and Super props provide temporary support
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Four 10-tonne chain blocks, suspended within a hydraulic gantry system, were used to remove three large motor generators from a difficult site.
New skoots from Kennards Lift and Shift lift up to five tonne
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Heavy and bulky machinery weighing up to five tonnes can be moved safely and economically with new skoots.
The tile elevator
Supplier news
31/07/16 - A tile elevator from specialist equipment hire company, Kennards Lift and Shift, made a roof renovation job easy.
Beam lifts
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Kennards Lift and Shift offer a new hoist for lifting steel beams during construction of houses, unit blocks and factory complexes.
Dieci telehandler used for townhouse construction
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Kennards Lift and Shift have supplied a Dieci telehandler on hire for the construction of a new townhouse complex.
The Kennards Lift & Shift team in Adelaide.  L to r: Peter Luczak, Mark Bakker and Steven Mikajewski
Supplier news
31/07/16 - Kennards Lift and Shift have moved to a new location in Adelaide after outgrowing their previous premises.

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