Other Industries

Because Manitou material handling equipment’s exceptional lift capacities can be channelled through over 200 process-enhancing attachments, the company’s robust and reliable telehandlers, forklifts, loaders and access platforms find wide applicability in any handling operation.

This equipment comes standard with nationwide backup service and support, to ensure maximum uptime to reduce your handling expenses and boost your productivity – no matter which industry you’re in.

Applicable Industries 

Ports – Manitou handling equipment is ideal for lifting and transporting various forms of cargo, as well as for performing maintenance on port buildings and vessels.

Food & beverage – Manitou handling equipment, with electric variations available for indoor use, can operate in closed-air environments with low emissions, precision, and maximum efficiency.

Bottling plants – Reliable technology built into Manitou handling equipment is essential when working with heavy and fragile materials, such as glass, etc.

Chemical – With low emissions and easy maintenance, Manitou handling equipment is suited for operation in environments where durability is essential – such as chemically corrosive environments.


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With 19 models available, Manitou telehandlers (telescopic handlers) are versatile and will optimise any heavy-duty handling task. Maximum lifting capacities up to 35 tons and heights up to 30 meters! - Flameproof technology for underground soft rockmining conditions READ MORE


With over 30 models to choose from, Manitou electric and diesel/LPG forklifts are designed for maximum loads up to 7 tons in both indoor and extreme rough terrain applications. READ MORE

Loaders Range

Our range of track loaders, skid steer loaders and articulated loaders are compact, robust and durable - lifting up to 1.7 tons to heights of 1.7 meters. A range of EDGE attachments are available. READ MORE

Access Platforms

Access platforms from Manitou are the safe vertical reach equipment, lifting weights of up to 350 kg to heights of 27.75 m. READ MORE

Service and support

Manitou’s support network is on stand-by 24 / 7, 365 days a year. We guarantee 95% parts availability and delivery within 48 hours! This ensures maximum uptime and productivity. No matter where in Africa your mining operation is situated, our service and support network is only a call away.