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With a rich history dating back to 1986, Hitec Lift Trucks Limited prides itself on providing a wide range of services and products to suit all your materials handling needs. With their roots in the engineering sector, Hitec co-founders Andrew Selbie and Prospero Girardi have a wealth of expertise in materials handling and continue to cater to the needs of their ever growing  list of customers.

A Guide to Fuel Cell Forklifts

In the past, Fuel Cell Forklifts seemed like a thing of the distant future, but continued research and development has led to them becoming a reality for many businesses. As an increasing number of businesses move towards these environmentally-friend

Ten of the Best Careers You Can Do In The Forklift Industry

10 Great Forklift Careers: So you've decided you want a career in the forklift industry - that's great! The next step is finding out which specific role and career best suits you. To help guide you, we've put together some information on the differe

The advantages of using flame proof forklifts

If you are looking for a forklift for use in the chemical-pharmaceutical, oil or gas industries, a flame proof forklift is the ideal protection against these potentially explosive work environments. How Does a Flame Proof Forklift Work? A standard

New changes to forklift training for September 2017 explained

Forklift Training Regulations Shifts in regulation by the ABA (Accrediting Bodies Association), means that, as of 1st September 2017, there are now considerable changes that have been made to forklift tests. These changes affect various aspects of t

How to pick the right forklift for the job

Key Factors to consider when you choose a Forklift Many professionals working in an environment that requires a forklift make the mistake of choosing any type of forklift for the job. This is a big mistake, however, as the different kinds of forklif

A beginner's guide to forklift safety

Why is Forklift Safety Important? A forklift truck is a dangerous piece of machinery, and it goes without saying that you can’t just hop into a truck with no training or experience and drive it away. Every operator must have training and be fully