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Manitou’s material handling equipment is designed to boost productivity in South Africa’s and Africa’s prominent industries, including: mining, construction, agriculture, warehousing, timber, forestry, defence and other specialised industries.

With lifting capacities from 0.5 to 35 tons and lift heights from -6.8 to 42 meters Manitou has the solution to all your material handling needs.

Get handling machinery perfectly suited to your needs and designed to boost productivity from Manitou, and benefit from nationwide service and support!

Perform many tasks with one machine – lowering the number of machines you need on site

Discover the benefits of using a Manitou machine in your application:

  • 4-wheel, 3-wheel and crab steer for maximum manoeuvrability in tough, uneven terrains and tight spaces
  • Large tyres for minimal ground damage and traction in tough terrains
  • Variety of attachments available to extend the versatility of your machine
  • Flameproof technologies for soft rock mining
  • Sales and support in southern Africa
  • Extended warranties available

Mining Equipment

Understanding that personnel safety is paramount in the mining industry, Manitou has created a range of specialised mining equipment and attachments such as: flameproof mining equipment, telehandlers, access platforms, scaling machines, tyre handling telehandlers, strut and cylinder handlers, trackless mining machines, conveyor belt handlers and winches. 

View our mining industry equipment

Some of our models for mining include

Telehandler MT-X 1030 ST    Telehandler MT-X 1235 ST    Gehl R165 Skid Steer Loader    Gehl R190 Skid Steer Loader    Gehl AL 540 Articulated loader    Gehl 750 Articulated Loader    Gehl RT175 Radial Lift Track Loader    Gehl RT210 Radial Lift Track Loader    MI-X 50 LD High Capacity Forklift Truck    MI-X 60 LD High Capacity Forklift Truck

Construction Equipment

Construction equipment from Manitou provides exceptional versatility and lets you perform multiple tasks with a single machine, without compromising safety! View our range of telehandlers, truck mounted forklifts, skid steer, track loaders, rough terrain forklifts and access platforms that help to speed up construction projects and boost profitability. 

Some of the models for Construction include

Telehandler MT-X 625    Telehandler MT-X 732    Gehl R135 Skid Steer Loader    Gehl R150 Skid Steer Loader    Gehl AL 140 Articulated Loader    Gehl AL 340 Articulated Loader    MAN-GO 12 Articulated Access Platform    170 AETJ L Articulating Access Platform

Agriculture Equipment

Manitou's tough, durable machines will speed up your outdoor production! Our heavy duty agricultural equipment ranges from rough terrain forklifts, articulated and skid steer loaders, to telehandlers and track loaders. 

Some of the models for Agriculture include

Telehandler MLT-X 735    Telehandler MLT-X 845    Gehl 4240E Skid Steer Loader    Flameproof Gehl 4240E Skid Steer Loader    Gehl 750 Articulated Loader

Warehousing Equipment

Manitous extensive range of warehousing equipment guarantees easy manoeuvrability even in tight spaces with increased safety for various warehouse applications. Our range of electric pallet trucks, industrial tow tractors, order pickers, electric lift stackers, forklifts and access platforms. 

Some of the models for Warehousing include

CI 10 Order Picker    CI 12 Order Picker    ES 820 Pallet Stacker    EP 16 Pallet Truck    Scissor Lift 78 SEC    Scissor Lift 100 SEC    60 V Vertical Lift Platform    80 VJR Evolution Vertical Lift Platform    150 AETJ JL & L Bi Energy Articulating Access Platform    170 AETJ-L Articulated Access Platform

Timber and Forestry Equipment

Increase your productivity with timber equipment from Manitou. With our specialised equipment, handling and logging has never been this easy. Manitou offers a range of telehandlers and compact loaders that cut costs and improve timber production with its rough terrain capabilities. 

Some of the models for Timber and Forestry include

Gehl R220 Skid Steer Loader    Gehl R260 Skid Steer Loader    Gehl AL 140 Articulated Loader    Gehl AL 340 Articulated Loader   

Defence and Military Equipment

Manitou's resilient, heavy duty material handling machines have been designed to tackle the toughest military terrains. Our range of telehandlers, truck mounted forklifts, skid steer loaders, articulated loaders and track loaders, will not buckle or slow you down in the defence field. 

Some of the models for Defence and Military include

Telehandler MT-X 1440 SLT    Telehandler MT-X 1740 SLT    Telehandler MHT-X 10230    Gehl R260 Skid Steer Loader    Gehl AL 540 Articulated loader    Gehl RT210 Radial Lift Track Loader    MI-X 70 D High Capacity Forklift Trucks    MI-X 100 D High Capacity Forklift Truck

Other Industries

Whether your application is in bottling plants, food and beverage or chemical-related, Manitou has complete ranges of telehandlers, forklifts, skid steer loaders, articulated loaders, access platforms and attachments that help to reduce your handling expenses and boost your productivity no matter which industry you're in. 

Some of the models include

Gehl V 400 Skid Steer Loader    Gehl AL 140 Articulated Loader    Gehl RT175 Radial Lift Track Loader    Gehl RT210 Radial Lift Track Loader    180 ATJ Articulated Access Platform    MI 30 D Forklift Truck    MSI 40 H Forklift Truck    MH 20 Rough Terrain Forklift    M-X 70-2 Rough Terrain Forklift