The Material Handling Reference at MINExpo

first_imgThis MINExpo is the first time that Manitou group has presented its full range of dedicated mining solutions (from skid-loaders through telescopic rotating handlers to high capacity telehandlers) on US soil. This is an opportunity for the “New Business” team (mines, environment, defence, etc.) to prove its expertise in dealing with the specific needs of mining, a high-growth segment for the Manitou Group across a full range of applications.“The expertise which the New Business team has built up over the past 20 years means that we can offer innovative solutions to mining professionals. The versatility of the solutions proposed by the Group contributes directly to a reduction in ‘service costs’ throughout the life of a mining site, be it in terms of machinery maintenance, construction of infrastructure or day-to-day operational tasks, while at the same time improving safety and profitability”, says François Piffard, VP New Business.The machine/attachements/services combination provided by the Manitou, Mustang and Gehl brands confirms the Manitou Group’s leadership in the provision of solutions that combine maximum safety and outstanding versatility in the highly demanding mining sector. A full range of of fully certified dedicated attachments (such as cages, winches, jibs, forks, clamps, buckets, etc.) has been developped.The new MHT 10225 (the high capacity telescopic handler) has a capacity of 22.5 t and is ideally suitable for the requirements of mining companies. It was shown equipped with a new tyre clamp capable of changinga 12-t tyre and a cylinder handler capable of handling cylinders from 152 to 572 mm.Equipment to displayed at the show included:MRT 2150 – Rotating Telescopic HandlerMHT10225 – Telescopic handler including live demonstrations of the CylinderHandler & Tire HandlerM50-4 masted fork liftMT732 telescopic handlerMLT625 telescopic handlerMustang 2056 skid loaderlast_img read more