ABN: 33 104 192 627
PO Box 682
Kalamunda WA 6076

Tel +61 0400 077 165
Fax +61 8 9257 2435



Speer Compression Systems offers the following range of services to a select group of clients. Examples of each service we provide are shown below.


Front end conceptual consulting for projects

Developing a new air blast concrete spraying system.
Developing a valveless high pressure air booster compressor.
Development of recharge bore procedure for Perth Metro rail project, selection of contractor to execute the works and supervision of the project until it was successfully underway.
Develop a man portable specialised compressor for use in jungle conditions.

Consulting in relation to specific issues and problems,

Develop a procedure to repair 3 failed IR Centac Turbo (0.5 megawatt units) compressor cooling systems.
Develop a plan to rationalise the blast hole fleet of a major mining company.
Accident investigation and loss adjustment work.
Compile safe work procedures, operating manuals and repair procedures for specialised equipment.
Expert witness.

Consulting in relation to specific drilling/construction/mining undertakings in our areas of expertise.

Design a solution to drill 275 metre deep 255mm diameter dewatering holes in a nickel mine in difficult ground conditions.
Drilling of offshore platform piles using a casing advancing hammer system to place 70m long 1.1m diameter piles.
Devise a system to percussion drill and continuously place steel casing in broken rock and gravels.



Training in compression system management, maintenance and repairs.

Operator and service staff training in the safe and productive use of compressed air.
Delivery of courses to TAFE.
Delivery of Australian Drilling Industry Association training courses.
Delivery of in house training to major companies.
Mr Speer writes a regular column which is published in the Australian Drilling Industry Association magazine as well as Geodrill, a UK published magazine with worldwide circulation.
Work with the Pressure Vessel Standards Group for Standards Australia

Site project management for specialised projects.

Co-ordination of material supplies, erection supervision, commissioning major plant and operator training.


Mr Speer has studied Mechanical Engineering and is a competent Driller with diamond, RC, Blast Hole and Construction Drilling experience. He has completed Business Management and Marketing Studies at Curtin, and received specialised training from Atlas Copco, Sullair, Sandvik, Klaus Enterprises in Canada, Schramm Inc USA, Hurricane Compressors USA. He has also recently completed Basic and Advanced Pressure Vessel Inspection Studies, which form part of a Diploma of Engineering (Non Destructive Testing) and working toward an ACIP Qualification in In Service Pressure Vessel Inspection.


Compressor Testing

Compression system evaluation, testing, repair and upgrades for both industrial and drilling/mining operations.

Compressor capacity measurement, both diesel and electric units, 20-15,000 scfm and 30- 2500 psig capacity units.
System fault diagnosis and repairs.
Reticulation system leakage measurement.
Leak identification and marking (repairs by agreement).
Modifications to systems to improve performance and/or reliability, as well as to reduce operating costs.

If you have any questions at all please feel free to contact us at any time.