Snorkel ML18C

Lifting the Load: Snorkel Material Lifts for All Applications

Designed to carry the load, Snorkel material lifts are now available in Australia in a wide range of lift heights and capacities for a multitude of applications. Snorkel material lifts feature a dual-handle, shift-on-the-fly, two-speed winch for increased productivity when lifting loads, up to twice as fast as other material lifts on the market.  A …
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Trackunit will be rolled out across the Ahern Family of Companies, including Ahern Rentals

Ahern Companies Partners With Trackunit® For Telematics

The Ahern Family of Companies (“Ahern Companies”) is pleased to announce that it has selected Trackunit® as its telematics platform partner. Owned by Don F. Ahern, the Ahern Family of Companies includes Ahern Rentals™, the largest independently-owned rental company in North America, high reach OEM’s, Xtreme Manufacturing™ and Snorkel™, and an extensive global distribution network, …
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Preview: Snorkel Reaches above & Beyond at Conexpo-con/Agg 2020

Snorkel is reaching above and beyond at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2020 with the launch of the world’s largest self-propelled boom lift. Dubbed a ‘Mega Boom’, the new Snorkel 2100SJ telescopic boom lift reaches a maximum platform height of 210 ft. (64.0m), provides an industry-leading horizontal outreach up to 100 ft. (30.4m), and an unrestricted platform capacity of …
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Snorkel Commences Lithium-powered Speed Level Production

Snorkel Commences Lithium-powered Speed Level Production

Initially previewed at Bauma 2019, Snorkel is pleased to announce that it has commenced full production of two new lithium-powered Speed Level models at its UK assembly facility, in Washington, Tyne & Wear. The two new models, which are branded as the Snorkel SL26RTE and SL30RTE, are completely zero emission thanks to lithium-ion battery packs …
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30 Years in Australia 1989-2019

Snorkel Celebrates the Big 3-0 in Australia

By Matthew Elvin, CEO, Snorkel In 1989, a small manufacturing facility in Levin, New Zealand put Snorkel onto the world stage. The acquisition of this facility from Talon was the first of its kind for the U.S.-based manufacturer, and came with two Australian sales and service branches located in Sydney and Melbourne. This was the …
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Sydney, NSW, Australia (28 February 2018) Ahern Australia, the sales and service provider for Snorkel lifts and Xtreme Manufacturing telehandlers in Australia, today announces that it has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for RUTHMANN BLUELIFT tracked spider lifts. BLUELIFT was an Italian spider lift manufacturer that was founded by the Marti family in 2004. …
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Snorkel Guard

  SIMPLE AND EFFECTIVE SECONDARY GUARDING – $1,750.00* inc GST • Simple, mechanical system – no complexity • Easy to service and maintain – no electronics • Operator can override the system if necessary • Fitted as standard on new Snorkel booms Designed by Snorkel’s in-house engineering team, the system features a spring-loaded rail mounted …
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Ahern Australia enjoyed a successful two days at HRIA’s HIRE 16 convention on the Gold Coast on 5th & 6th May. Check out the highlights from the show in our photo gallery.


Snorkel will debut its new 460SJ mid-size telescopic boom lift for the first time globally at HIRE 16. The new boom lift is part of a new family of four telescopic boom lifts introduced by Snorkel this year, including the 660SJ that was officially launched at Bauma 2016.