Sperosens - Safety Through Innovation - Solutions

By: Sperosens  11-11-2011
Keywords: Fire Detection

Timeline

2011

• 23rd anniversary of Sperosens
• Launch of Sperodose NFPA 15 & 16 Induction Belt Fire Suppression Systems
• Launch of Sperosens pension scheme for all employees
• Projects:

Paardekraal

Lonmin – Vechile Tagging

Bathopole Waterval Phase 1 – Fire Suppressions Systems

Thembeli Phase 2 – Paardekraal – Fire Suppressions Systems

Khuselda Shalft Townlands – SL2010 telemetry fire detection and fire suppression systems

Waterval – Fire Supppression Sperodose induction systems

Bathopole – SL2010 telemetry fire detection and fire suppression systems

Evander Harmony – SL2010 telemetry and fire detection

Twickenham – SL2010 telemetry fire detection and fire suppression systems

Hotazel Phase 2 – SL2010 telemetry fire detection and fire suppression systems

Mamatwan – Fire Suppression systems

Angloplatinum Mine Union – SL2010 telemetry fire detection and fire suppression systems

Kopanang Mine Phase 1 – Fire Suppression Systems

Mittal Steel – Fire Suppression Systems

Lonmin – Fire Suprression CAF System

Komanani – Sperodose induction fire suppression systems

Everest – Fire Suppressions CAF Systems

Twickeham Hackney – Fire Suppression Systems

Unki Zimbabwe Phase 2 – Fire Suppression Systems

Driefontein – SL2010 telemetry fire detection

Angloplatinum Decline Union – Fire Suppression Systems

Black Rock – SL2010 telemetry fire detection

2010

• 22nd anniversary of Sperosens
• Launch of Sperosens Medical Aid for all employees
• Launch of various Rental options on product ranges
• First installation at a Bank Group, a Leak detection system for Natural Gas Generators successfully   completed and operational
• Launch of first Pilot site testing Spero Sentry software developed to replace Citect operators interface
software
• Launch of 1st community charity project Uncle Ben’s Den for the underprivileged, Old Age Home
• Projects Completed:

Hernic Pump Station

Barplats – SL2010 telemetry fire detection system

Unki Mine (Zimbabwe) – SL2010 telemetry fire detection and fire suppression systems

Bokono Middelpunt & Brakfontein – SL2010 telemetry fire detection and fire suppression systems

Mototolo Phase 1 – SL2010 telemetry fire detection and fire suppression systems

Mototolo Phase 2 – Extentions on SL2010 telemetry fire detection and fire suppression systems

2009

• Launch of Limpopo branch
• Launch of the Sperosafe product, a precautionary safety device which reduces management’s risk of the   inability to control unauthorized use of equipment by untrained staff on machines, processes, manufacturing  environment, fork lifters
• Launch of new branded company logo
• Completion of additional 5 Fire Detection & Telemetry systems in the Gold and Manganese Regions running
• Citect as the operators interface
• Sperosens change in shareholders and new Board of Directors
• Spero underwent restructuring focused on improved delivery in line with strategic growth vision.

2008

• 20th Anniversary
• Complete installations of Fire Detection & Telemetry Systems in the Rustenburg Platinum Regions at 3 shafts
running Citect as the operators interface
• Launched first trial on software remote support with the capability of turn around time support within a hour
• First site testing on Fire Detection & Telemetry

2007

• Launch of Witbank, Klerksdorp & Rustenburg branches

2006

• Launch of the first SLA project

2005 

• First ISO9001/2000 approval
• Launch of Fire Suppression systems especially on Conveyor belts
• 2002, 2003, 2005 – Reader’s Choice – Best Editorial for the Year Award – Magazine What’s New in Processing

2002

• LED SABS1459:1988 – first approved LED Traffic Signals in SA
• 2002 – Sintrol Agency – dust switches and monitoring
• 1998 – SL2000 – Telemetry & Fire Detection System – the SL2000 system was developed between 1995 and 
• 1998, based on LonWorks® digital communications network technology.  The first field trials were installed at
Great Noligwa Gold Mine, and the final system installed at their premises in October 1998.  Currently more than 55
systems are installed at various mines.

1997

 
• Weber Captor appointed as agents – manufactures of air and liquid flow meters and switches for low flow applications
• June 1992 IS Oldham – appointed as agents (gas detection and emission monitoring)

1995

• SANAE IV – Supplied monitoring system for the South African base in Antarctica for both scientific and
facility maintenance. Remotely monitored from Pretoria, 120 channels measure parameters such as wind speed, air
temperature, gas levels, door open/close status, and lateral building movement.
• Coal Mining – developed the unique MM100 mechanical miner monitoring system which is fully approved by SABS for
use in explosive environments and IS approved.

1993

• First National Battery – joint venture developed the caplamp mounted Toxalarm and Flamalarm for detection of carbon
monoxide and methane gas respectively.  Toxalarm is engineered to operate continuously at 95% relative humidity and
intermittently at 99%.

Keywords: Fire Detection