Timber and Forestry Equipment

Manitou’s timber and forestry equipment has simplified and enhanced lumber handling and logging applications. Increasingly efficient, rugged, easy-to-handle, reliable and comfortable, this equipment is both versatile and offers easy maintenance.

With exceptional lift and handling power combined with extensive reach and rough terrain capabilities, Manitou’s material handling equipment will introduce a new level of productivity to your forestry operation.

Range of Timer & Forestry equipment available:

Our new heavy-duty M450H mulcher skid steer attachment is now available for sale throughout South Africa. It offers high performance, high-density bush clearing!  Click here to view demo video.

We have developed a range of pitting head attachments for the forestry industry, developed specifically for skid steer loaders. Designed for effortless and efficient pitting in forestry applications, the pitting head attachment comes in a range of six variations: double or single pitting heads designed for manual operation, electronic operation and advanced electronic operation.

A range of standard and customisable attachments designed for bush clearance, sawing and log handling, including chainsaw and ripsaw attachments, convert these machines into the total forestry handling solution.

African farmers are increasingly seeing the benefits of Manitou’s multi-purpose equipment that can perform a host of farming activities despite rough terrain and climatic conditions.

Manitou is your partner for the toughest timber applications.


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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.