The Clay Brick Association is committed to assist their member in keeping track of regulatory environment as it applies to the manufacture of clay brick in South Africa. This set of pages summarises... more
With rising energy costs for both electricity and fuels, and given that in the brick sector energy can account for between 40% and 60% of production costs, energy efficiency represents a significant... more
Rod Taylor of First Bricks presented a workshop on clay brick to the Border Kei Institute of Architects in East London.
Executive Officer Glynis Heger explains that the Association provides a... more
The Corobrik brand is, once again, adding to the historic legacy of South Africa after its clay paver and face brick range were selected for the monumental Boksburg Lake upgrade. The project, which... more
Win this amazing prize! This competition is open only to paid-up CBA Full and Associate Members.
Read our latest newsletter, and answer the questions. The winner will be drawn on 16 November 2018... more
The Clay Brick Association of South Africa (CBA), EcoMetrix Africa (EMA) and Partners for Innovation (PfI) have been commissioned to execute a 3-year project co-sponsored by the European Union (EU)... more
Dr. Andrew Smith, the world renown expert on Ceramic technology who lectures at the University of Derby, has offered to present a short course on ceramics to our members.
The provisional dates will... more
On behalf of the CBA Board of Directors, I would like to thank all sponsors, organisers, speakers and participants for their enthusiastic participation in the 2018 AGM and Conference. We hope our... more
Busch Vacuum Pumps and Systems has successfully introduced their dry vacuum technology for clay brick extrusion to the African market with 13 local installations (including five market leaders).... more
In August, the CBA marketed the benefits of clay brick at Interbuild Africa - the biggest building and construction exhibition on the continent. We demonstrated the economic and environmental... more
Sustainability Week seminars provide intensive exposure to professional experts on sustainability topics. One of those experts was CBA Technical Director Nico Mienie, who presented the findings of... more
What is the objective of the online submission of brick manufacturing statistics?
As part of their Mandela Day Centennial 67 hours of service, Federale Stene generously sponsored bricks for the Blessing Creche in Mbombela to build a kitchen work station. The... more
Federale Stene planted 10 Karee trees close to the factory’s brick yard in support of National Arbor Month. The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries decided the theme for this year was ‘... more
Dickson Mofokeng, Factory Manager at Algoa Brick, spoke at the Port Elizabeth Air Quality Forum hosted by the Department of Environmental Health.
This regional forum meets quarterly to discuss... more
On behalf of the CBA’s Switch Africa Green Programme, Lisa Reynolds of Green Building Design Group gave two specialist presentations to the Eastern and Southern Cape chapters of the S A Institute of... more
A busy afternoon of novice bricklaying and paving revealed some hidden talents and creativity among the various women participating in Creative Bricklaying Workshop at Corobrik’s Avoca Factory on... more
Expanded polystyrene, or EPS, is a plastic material derived from crude oil used in a variety of applications, including thermal insulation in buildings, civil engineering applications and decorative... more
Corobrik, South Africa’s leading brick maker, has embarked on a multi-billion rand investment roll out to grow its business and develop new markets over the next five to six years.
Dirk Meyer, the... more
The CBA's national roadshow was presented to members and construction professionals in 9 cities across South Africa. It provided facts and figures on sustainability and green building, recent changes... more
Corobrik’s dedication to the delivery of quality products and ongoing customer satisfaction has seen them receive the illustrious PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award for the eighth consecutive year.... more
Clay bricks fulfil an important role in developing South Africa’s economy. They provide a durable and affordable means of building high quality housing and structures for the nation.
Here it is, Pro Landscaper Africa's February 2018 issue
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Here we have another phenomenal issue highlighting the brilliance within our industry and we are delighted to be the platform... more
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