In the News

  • Manitou launches new 2-in-1 Access Platform

    Manitou Southern Africa has recently launched the new Man-Go 12 access platform, offering clients in construction, mining and industry the benefits of both articulated and telescopic functions in a compact, easy-to-use design. READ MORE

  • Manitou celebrates the festive season with The Rock Five One Day Care orphanage

    The Rock Five One Day Care has been up and running for over 4 years. It currently cares for 25 children from the ages of 1 to 5 years old. READ MORE

  • Grand Opening Of Manitou SA New Premises

    This opening ceremony was an important milestone for Manitou SA and we forward to growing the business even further in our new space. READ MORE

  • Manitou returns to Electra Mining Africa 2016

    Manitou Southern Africa News: Manitou is returning to Electra Mining Africa 2016 to showcase why it is ‘made for mining’. READ MORE

  • Customer-centric approach to aftermarket aids Manitou’s expansive growth

    The company has outgrown its current premises to the extent that its storage facilities are located on alternate premises, having converted its previous onsite warehouse into workshops to cater for demand and make certain that MSA customers receive more than their required aftersales service. The new Manitou premises, located in Proton Business Park, Chloorkop, Gauteng, is 15 000 m² and will be fully operational on 01 September 2016. READ MORE

  • Gehl’s Greatest Fan

    Earlier this year Marco Herzberg, the Gehl Product Manager at Manitou Southern Africa, received an enquiry from our website requesting a quote for a Gehl RT210 radial skid steer loader. READ MORE

  • Manitou supplies 17 machines to West End Clay Bricks

    Manitou recently supplied 17 machines to long-standing client West End Clay Bricks in Westonaria. The range, including rough terrain forklifts and rough terrain telehandlers, is fully supported with a dedicated Manitou technician who will remain on site for the duration of the 5-year rental contract to ensure maximum uptime for West End Clay Bricks. READ MORE

  • Manitou brings movement to #ProjectWaterDrop

    Manitou Southern Africa recently assisted in transporting loose water bottles containing millions of litres of water to drought-stricken areas in the North-West province, South Africa. Popular South African radio station, Jacaranda FM, recently launched #ProjectWaterDrop, in which the station urged communities, schools, organisations and corporates to donate water, time, resources, trucks or lifting equipment to the cause. READ MORE

  • The new MI Range from Manitou “ the same exceptional support

    The 12 models of the MI range are available in both diesel and LPG variations with a high load capacity of up to 3500 kilograms with 42.1kW Yanmar diesel and 38kW Nissan LPG engines have optimised related components that ensure a long life. READ MORE

  • Manitou Warriors Get Down and Dirty

    Thirteen of Manitous bravest warriors competed for glory in the #8 Jeep Warrior Race held at Heia Safari Park in Muldersdrift on Saturday, 22 November 2014. READ MORE

  • Manitou hooks up with anglers again

    Manitou Southern Africa co-sponsored Mozambiques Guinjata Sport Fishing Club, providing two MLT 730 Turbo Telescopic Handlers for the rough-terrain manoeuvring of competing fishing boats. READ MORE

  • Manitou showcases mining solutions to Zambia

    Manitou recently participated in the Mining Copperbelt Trade Expo, held in Kitwe, Zambia. The Copperbelt Trade Show is Zambias professional attendance technical supplies and equipment trade expo for the Copperbelt segment. READ MORE

  • Manitous half-million milestone

    Manitou news: Manitou has sold its 500 000th machine reaffirming the Group as the global leader in material handing machinery. READ MORE

  • A first for women: Manitous first female SA dealer

    Appointed as the new Western Cape dealer for Manitou SA, Caroline is the first female to own and run a Manitou dealership in South Africa. READ MORE

  • Manitou "the ones to see" at Electra Mining Africa 2014

    Manitou Southern Africa reaffirmed its status as a leading global supplier of mining machinery at this year's Electra Mining Africa. READ MORE

  • Manitou to launch worlds largest telescopic handler at this years Electra Mining Africa

    As the world leader on rough-terrain machinery and in material handling equipment, Manitou Southern Africa will be returning to Electra Mining Africa this year to launch three new flameproof mining machines and introduce the worlds largest telehandler. READ MORE

  • Manitou SA Impresses At Nampo Agricultural Show

    Manitou Southern Africa participated in and impressed delegates with demonstrations of its machine capabilities at the NAMPO Harvest Day in Bothaville, Free State. READ MORE

  • Manitou S.A. Dealers rank high in rewards master programme

    Manitou S.A. Dealers rank high in rewards master programme READ MORE

  • Manitou SA takes home award for aftersales service excellence

    Manitou Southern Africa was the recipient of the Spare Parts Business Award at the International Spare Parts Days Subsidiaries, held at the Manitou BF head office in Ancenis, France, at the end of 2014. The award recognises the Southern African subsidiary for the highest increase in turnover. READ MORE

  • Customised loaders for agriculture and forestry applications

    In order to address the increasing safety challenges posed in general agriculture and forestry applications, Manitou offers two fully-customised loaders from its extensive range. READ MORE

  • Strong start for Manitou Group SA Rally team in 2015

    Manitou News: Manitou secures a win at the opening round of the SA National Rally Championship READ MORE

  • New skid on the block

    Manitou has recently introduced a new loader to its already extensive range of skid steer loaders: the R150 radial skid steer loader from Gehl. Designed specifically for construction and agricultural applications, the new model features a 680 kilogram (1 500 pounds) lift capacity and impressive lift heights of up to 3 metres READ MORE

  • MRT-X 3255 Privilege + Telehandler

    The MRT-X 3255 Privilege + Telehandler from Manitou combines 360° continuous rotation versatility with a maximum lift capacity of 5 500 kg READ MORE

  • The ManiTrax Tow Tractor, the latest innovation in trackless mining equipment

    The ManiTrax Tow Tractor, the latest innovation in trackless mining equipment, is abrand new mining utility vehicle designed for hauling, towing and transporting. Used for transporting equipment, tools, skids, tanks and people, its operator's cab is positioned in the forward carriage for maximum visibility. READ MORE

  • Manitou celebrates its 6 000th MLT 625 Telehandler sold

    Manitou celebrates its 6000th MLT 625 telehandler sold in 4 years – reaffirming them as the global leader in telehandler manufacturing. READ MORE

  • Introducing the Manitou Truck-Mounted Masted Forklift

    The Truck-Mounted Masted Forklift from Manitou lifts up to 2 500 kg with mast lift heights of 3 to 3.9 m across all terrain READ MORE

  • Manitou brings new Radial Lift Skid Steer Loaders to SA

    The new Gehl R Series Radial Lift Skid Steer Loaders is now available in Southern Africa exclusively through Manitou. READ MORE

  • Recently engineered pitting head skid steer attachment from Manitou revolutionises forestry pitting

    A range of pitting head attachments for the forestry industry, developed specifically for skid steer loaders, has been engineered by Manitou in conjunction with the original pithead developer, George-based Novelteq READ MORE

  • Manitou Gives The Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge A Lift

    Thousands of cyclists took to the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa on Sunday, 16 November for the Momentum 94.7 Cycle challenge. READ MORE

  • The new MI Range from Manitou – the same exceptional support

    With over 40 years of experience in supplying the local market with material handling solution, Manitou’s brand has become synonymous with robust, heavy duty, rough-terrain forklifts. Due to arduous working conditions the forklifts come standard READ MORE

  • Manitou Manitou Annual Customer Golf Day 2014

    The weather was much better than anticipated, the company congenial, and the entire day an unqualified success as more than 140 golfers hit the course at Centurion Country Club in Pretoria on 24 October 2014 for the Manitou Annual Customer Golf day, ranked as one of the best by its customers. READ MORE

  • Manitou hosts successful dealer conference

    Manitiou hosts a successful dealer conference presenting products for the construction market featuring the gehl skid steer loader range. READ MORE

  • Manitou SA At Copperbelt Mining Expo

    Manitou SA At Copperbelt Mining Expo for both the mining and agricultural sectors READ MORE

  • Manitou SA Dealer Participates in Arabella Golf Day

    Manitou SA and Maniload participated in the Arabella Community Trust Golf Day held at the Arabella Country Estate in Kleinmond in the Western Cape province. READ MORE

  • Manitou SA Makes Moves in Mozambique

    Manitou SA Makes Moves in Mozambique READ MORE

  • Manitou launching into stratosphere with new models at Electra Mining 2012

    Manitou, will be launching six new machines at this year’s Electra Mining exhibition in Nasrec. Display range of telehandlers, skid steer loaders, access platforms and cherry pickers and industrial mining attachments READ MORE

  • Manitou telehandler machines and various attachments make way for Gautrain

    Manitou will supply a number of telehandlers machines a number of attachments, including buckets for loading, forks for handling, fixed jibs for sling handling and a cage for lifting people for maintenance jobs. READ MORE

  • One Manitou telehandlers MLT 732 replaces three tractors on Dairy Farm, bringing higher productivity at lower cost

    Manitou supplies a MLT 732 increase productivity and efficiency to the farming agriculture industry READ MORE

  • Manitou Telehandler MHT 10160 and Tyre Handler Attachment Performs On A Coal Mine

    Kleinkopje Colliery, part of Anglo Coal, outside of Witbank, Mpumalanga, recently invested in a Manitou Maniscopic MHT 10160 machine and tyre handler attachement READ MORE

  • Manitou takes Electra Mining Africa 2012 winner to France

    Manitiou hosts a successful dealer conference presenting products for the construction market featuring the gehl skid steer loader range. READ MORE

  • Electra Mining 2012 a hit for Manitou S.A.

    Manitou Southern Africa stole the show at this years’ Electra Mining exhibition at Nasrec with one of the trade fair’s largest stands. Display range of telehandlers, skid steer loaders, access platforms and cherry pickers and industrial mining attachments READ MORE

  • Deranco Introduces Manitransit To Speed Up Delivery

    The Deranco Group of Companies, leading Eastern Cape supplier of concrete products, recently took delivery of a Manitou TMT 2520 rough terrain forklift to help reduce delivery times to its paving clients in the Nelson Mandela Metro area. READ MORE

  • Five Storey Buildings No Challenge For Telescopic Forklift

    Manitou supplies rough terrain telehandlers and forklifts to the construction industry. READ MORE

  • Manitou brings even rougher-terrain compact loaders to SA market

    Manitou has introduced the radial-lift track loader from American manufacturer, Gehl. With a patented HydraTracâ„¢ Track Tensioning System, the new RT Series offers an industry first by eliminating tension headaches caused by more traditional track loaders. READ MORE

  • Magatar Mining Moves With Manitou Machines

    Manitou supplied four MT732 Maniscopic machines for multipurpose use. The MT732’s, with a lifting height of 6,9m, capacity of 3200kg, maximum reach of 4,16m and four-wheel steer and four-wheel drive, will be used to move equipment, apply stone dust, drive compressed air; and to clean, assemble and change components underground. READ MORE

  • Reliable Handler Moves 560t Of Compost Every 24h

    At the group’s Deodar site near Krugersdorp, a versatile telehandlers MLT 845 materials handler is used to load a hopper with about 560t of compost every two days, as well as to move 180t of peat a week. READ MORE

  • SA's 1st Manitou MLT 735 For berg Farms

    This new Maniscopic MLT model was recently launched as a more dynamic, more powerful and easier to handle range topper of the French manufacturer’s world-renowned materials handling machines for, among other industries, agriculture. READ MORE

  • Feeding Thousands Of Sheep, Pigs And Cattle All In A Days Work For Manitou telehandlers MLT

    The EAC Group of Companies, recently took delivery of a Manitou telehandlers mlt and various telehandlers attachments for use in the agriculture and farming industry. READ MORE

  • Forklift Range grows through new additions

    Manitou full range of warehousing equipment from electric, truck mounted forklift, conventional forklift and access platforms. READ MORE

  • Manitou wows at agriculture equipment convention

    Manitou attends NAMPO agricultural and farming equipment convention, displaying range of Gehl machines and various attachments. READ MORE

  • Manitou’s VW Polo on the Podium in Gauteng

    Manitou proudly sponsors The Manitou Group VW Polo R2 rally team in South Africa. The drivers of the Manitou-branded Volkswagen Polo, Paulus Franken and Henry Kohne, kicked off their new season with a good start and podium finish! READ MORE

  • Material handling equipment from Manitou is available throughout South Africa, including: Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, North West Province, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Western Cape and Eastern Cape
  • Manitou also has dealers in Africa, including: Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Malawi.