For the metro, SDEC also supplies hydraulic breakers from Doosan that provide increased strike power through utilising energy generated by piston rebound and crawler drills and rock breakers that are equipped with a powerful rotation unit and engine from Everdigm, another Korean brand with a long history of cooperation with SDEC in both the construction and concrete equipment markets.
SDEC has Doosan-trained and certified product specialist staff who have the capability to respond within 24 hours to any "machine down" requests, said Nigel Lewis, director of the service department.
Moreover, "Doosan supports SDEC through its regional office in Dubai where their regional product support team is based.
SDEC is one of China's leading diesel engine manufacturers and an affiliate of SAIC, the country's largest automaker.
MHI has for some time been seeking to build up its share in the rapidly expanding Chinese market, while SDEC has been looking to launch full-scale entry into the market for industrial-use diesel engines with outputs above 500 kW.