Rough Terrain Telehandler

Rough terrain telehandlers from Manitou employ a host of mechanical innovations to enhance the machines' powerful, high performance handling operability in rough, uneven and irregular terrain environments.

Manitou's range of rough terrain telehandlers consists of 14 models, with a maximum lifting capacity of 35 tons on a maximum boom length of up to 29.7 metres on broken, unpredictable working surfaces in mining, agriculture, construction, and forestry. This functionality in multiple application environments is further enhanced by a comprehensive array of attachments that can be fitted to the machine's boom.

Manitou's additional focus on ergonomic operator handling and comfort reduces fatigue and improves both productivity and safety.

Manitou rough terrain telehandlers are renowned for their heavy-duty, reliable functionality:

  • Lifting capacities of up to 35 tonnes
  • Maximum lifting heights of up to 29.7 metres
  • Negates uneven, irregular surfaces
  • Front-wheel, rear-wheel and crab steering
  • Simple service, maintenance and inspection procedures
  • Exceptional versatility with quick-change telehandler attachments

Manitou introduced the world's highest capacity telehandler, capable of lifting up to 35 tonnes on its 14 metre boom!


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Manitou rough terrain telehandler range


The MLT-X range of telehandlers from Manitou is designed for all agricultural material handling applications - for continuous work up to 12 hour shifts! The MLT-X rough terrain telehandlers boast impressive capabilities, lifting up to 4 500 kilograms, enabling you to carry out all your farm handling tasks: animal feed, harvesting work, bulk loading and unloading. READ MORE

MLT-X 735 | MLT-X 845


The MRT-X 3-in-1 Manitou rotating telehandlers in the Easy range and Privilege range combine the benefits of the crane, telehandler and access platform into one ergonomic, economical machine! The MRT-X range is equipped with a load state monitoring system that ensures precision work as well as detection of load weight, boom angle and extension, working configuration and turret position - ensuring the highest levels of safety are achieved. READ MORE

MRT-X 1440 | MRT-X 1640 | MRT-X 1840 | MRT-X 2150 | MRT-X 2540 | MRT-X 3255 Privilege


The MHT-X range of high capacity telehandlers from Manitou is ideal for handling heavy, bulky loads on uneven grounds - up to 35 000 kilograms! The heavy-duty MHT-X range is ideal for mining, wood clamp, steel, buckets and loading and container handling applications. READ MORE

MHT-X 780 | MHT-X 10120 | MHT-X 10180 | MHT-X 10225 | MHT-X 14350

Telehandler attachments

Telehandler attachments transform a single machine to a wide variety of applications, whether on a mine, farm or construction site. When fitted on a rough terrain handler, these capabilities are extended to performing in challenging, difficult terrain environments.  

The standard telehandler attachment range includes:

  • Tyre handlers
  • Cylinder handlers
  • Strut handlers
  • Cable / Belt reel handlers
  • Pallet forks
  • Timber handlers
  • Scaling machines

As a centre for global mining excellence, Manitou will custom-develop any telehandler attachment to suit your unique requirements.

National telehandler service

Rough terrain telehandlers from Manitou are supported with a nation-wide service and support network. With dedicated telehandler technicians on stand-by 24/7, 365 days a year - along with 95% parts availability - Manitou helps ensure peak operation and maximum productivity.

Main telehandler service centres are located in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. Manitou also fully supports customers in KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga, Vaal Triangle, Free State and North West Province, as well as the rest of South Africa. Service is also available in Africa.

Telehandler warranty

Manitou's rough terrain telehandlers, as with all material handling equipment from Manitou, comes standard with a 12 month (or 2 000 hour) warranty. Extended warranties are available on request. Read more about our warranty offering.

Contact Manitou today on +27 10 040 7313 for comprehensive information on our rough terrain telehandlers.