Boom Lifts

Manitou supplies over 20 boom lift models in both electric- and diesel-powered configurations for a range of outdoor and warehousing applications.

Boom lifts from Manitou provide the reach you need from a safe, reliable, high-performance range of machines.

View our range of boom lifts:

  • Scissor lifts
  • Cherry pickers
  • Access platforms

Our boom lifts are supported across southern Africa with a comprehensive 24/7 technical support team, and come standard with a 12-month (or 2 000-hour) warranty (extended warranties are available on request).


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Our range of boom lifts includes:



Electric scissor lifts

Our electric scissor lifts can elevate loads up to 318 kg to overhead work heights of 11.75 m, with platform areas of up to 3.18 x 1.15 m. They have fast raise and lower speeds.

These boom lifts use compact, innovative designs for use in confined spaces, and provide safe handling provide maximum mobility with both front and 4- wheel drive variants


Diesel scissor lifts

Our high load and reach diesel scissor boom lifts provide reliable, safe aerial lift in construction, warehousing, agricultural and municipal applications.

Our scissor boom lifts have large platform areas (up to 3.18 x 1.15 m), and can lift up to 680 kg to over 14 m, with quick raise and lower times. They come with high-accuracy slant and overload alarms or maximum safety. 


Electric access platforms

Our electric access platform range includes both vertical lift and articulated boom lift platforms. 9 models comprise this range, which offers a maximum lift of 230 kg to 17 m.

Easy to operate, manoeuvre, maintain and transport, Manitou’s electric access platforms are ideal in mining, agricultural, warehousing, construction or municipal maintenance, with rotating turret and basket options, negative braking systems and anti-roll systems. 


Diesel access platform

Lifting power meets safety with Manitou’s range of diesel access platforms. These KUBOTA-powered machines can lift up to 350 kg to 27.75 m!

Exceptional three dimensional load-bearing characteristics are allied with excessive slant, load detection and emergency descent functions to provide the ultimate boom lift solution.


Electric cherry pickers

Our electric cherry pickers enable operators to reach their up to 17 m in height, with a maximum load capacity of 230 kg. These boom lifts are easy to operate, manoeuvre, maintain and transport.

We equip each cherry picker with excessive slant and load detection and an emergency descent function to ensure maximum safety during operation. Rotating turret and basket options are available.


Diesel cherry pickers

An articulated, retractable, fully rotational boom lift with a maximum height of 27.75 m and maximum weight capacity of 350 kg.

Manitou improves the safety of personnel elevation with excessive slant and load detection and emergency descent functions. It has anti-roll mechanisms and an emergency manual descent.


Sales and service across southern Africa!

Our boom lifts are available across South Africa, including Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, North West Province, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Western Cape and Eastern Cape.

Outside of South Africa, we have dealerships in Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

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Call us on +27 10 040 7313 or complete the enquiry form above to find out more about our boom lifts.