Kanu Equipment

Kanu Equipment provides top-of-the-range machinery, world-class maintenance teams and high spare part availability across 18 countries in Africa.

Kanu Equipment’s aim is to be the most supportive earthmoving, mining and construction equipment dealership across Africa and to reduce the cost of operations by providing innovative solutions and access to a wide range of competitively priced aftermarket parts.

Kanu Equipment has entrenched relationships with Liebherr, Normet, Case CE and Bell and competent, highly skilled service technicians.

Experience in underground and open cast mining affords confidence to support any operation in the toughest of African climates and territories.

Founding Year


Main Products

Earthmoving, Construction, Mining, Equipment (Liebherr, Normet, Case Construction, Bell) Parts Delivery And Aftermarket Spare (Black Cat, Berco, Itr Africa, Epiroc)

Expansion Timeline

2012: Kanu Equipment was founded in the CONGO with the purchase of a much sought-after Liebherr dozer, the first of its kind in central Africa.

2013: Dealership rights for LIEBHERR Earthmoving and Mobile Cranes and BELL were awarded.

2014: Opened the IVORY COAST and GHANA dealerships.

2015: Branched into SIERRA LEONE, LIBERIA and CAMEROON and adopted the WIRTGEN brand.

2016: Took ownership of the BOTSWANA dealership and claimed a 50% stake in the ZIMBABWE branches.

2017: Expanded into KENYA and TANZANIA and adopted the CASE IH and CASE CE brands in certain territories.

2018: Took ownership of the NAMIBIA dealership.

2019: Took ownership of the DRC dealership and adopted the MANITOU brand in Botswana and NORMET brands in certain territories.

Key Numbers

80% aftermarket parts market needs fulfillment

80% fulfilment of market equipment needs

Active in 19 countries across Africa

Up to 80 in-country technicians

85% on time parts delivery

1 focused mindset

55 million $ invested

18 workshops across the group

2140 active Fleet

128 different models

600 stuff

2 regional training centres


House No. 38/24, George W Bush Highway, Dzorwulu, Accra, Ghana

Phone: +233 544 336 060