Trackless Mining Equipment

Our wide range of machinery includes the largest telehandler capable of lifting 40 tons. Long-term investment into R&D has resulted in cutting-edge technology which enables us to pioneer leading internationally-recognised mining equipment.

Our technologically advanced trackless mining equipment and attachments are uniquely versatile and can be customised to meet your mining industry needs. Our trackless mining equipment is designed adhering to high safety standards facilitating a safe and productive working environment.

Our trackless mining range includes:

  • Telehandlers - exceptional versatility
  • Flameproof skid steer loaders - easy access
  • Manitrax (new) - includes flameproof intake system
  • Mantis Drill Rig - operates electrically underground
  • Manitou RoofBolter - increases workflow efficiency
  • Scaler - a 21st Century demolition robot
  • Access platform with cage - designed for maximum personnel safety

Manitou's advanced flameproof mining equipment technology comprises:

  • Flameproof systems
  • Explosion resistant designs
  • Enhanced operability

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Key trackless mining machines from Manitou:




The flameproof Manitou MT-X 625 and flameproof Manitou MT-X 732 are among Manitou's top-range trackless mining telescopic handlers. They are fully flameproof with programmable engine control systems.

  • Exceptional versatility with quick-change telehandler attachments
  • Enhanced traction with minimal ground surface disturbance
  • Excellent ground clearance
  • 2-wheel, 4-wheel and crab-steer


Flameproof Skid Steer Loaders (Gehl 4240 E)

Powered with a high-output, high-torque engine, its compact body allows for exceptional efficiency and increased manoeuvrability.

  • POWERVIEW® lift arm with advanced visibility
  • Capacity: 669 kg
  • Machine size: 1.2 m wide X 1.78 m high
  • Hydraulics system: 16.5 gmp



This flameproof trackless mining vehicle was designed to meet modern day underground towing requirements. Its two and four wheel drive with crab steer facilitates greater underground versatility.

  • Max towing capacity: 20 tons
  • Length (w. crane): 5.71 m
  • Height (w. crane): 1.87 m
  • Width: 2.41 m


The Mantis Manitou - trackless twin-boom drill

It drills, bolts, bores, installs wire mesh and roof supports, and assists in laying charges for blasting. It operates electrically underground reducing fuel consumption and emissions.

  • Reaches heights of 6.9 m with vertical and horizontal
  • drilling range of 4.5 m
  • Choose between electric, hydraulic & pneumatic drilling action
  • Height 1.5 m; width 2.2 m; length 8.14 m
  • Max drilling height 4.84 m


Manitou RoofBolter

A trackless mining automated, single-operator roof-bolter providing high operator safety, versatility and workflow efficiency. It uses a specialised
drill in soft-rock mines to insert tapers in hanging walls. This increases the success rate of epoxy injection and bolt insertion

  • Impact frequency (hard-rock): 5 000 bpm @ 250 rpm
  • Smart check system enhances safety
  • Automated epoxy injection
  • Telehandler Attachments


Manitou Scaler

The Husqvarna DXR 300 is a demolition robot used in trackless mining and Manitou is pleased to offer this as part of its offering for trackless mining.

  • Reach: 5.2 m
  • Power: 22 kW
  • Modular control system


Access Platforms with cage

Designed for lifting up to 230 kg - no matter the terrain type.
We recommend our ATJ access platform which reaches heights ranging from 16.25 m to 20 m:

  • Weight:10 000 kg
  • Turning radius: 3.95 m


National telehandler service

Compact 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.

Telehandler warranty

Manitou’s compact 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.

Make the most of skid steer versatility with the most appropriate attachment and save! Enquire now or call +27 10 040 7313 for tailored finance plans and pricing.