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
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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This series of full page and A5 advertisements shows the beauty of clay brick. Images representing commercial, residential, low cost and public sector buildings.
As a clay brick member, you may adapt... more
Durban, 07 February 2018. Visitors to this year’s KwaZulu-Natal Construction Expo - running from 7 to 8 February at Durban Exhibition Centre - will get a chance to view Corobrik’s newest range of... more
The Institute for Ceramic Education run by Cermalab cc will run a heavy clay brickmaking course commencing on 21 February 2018. The course will run over a period of sixteen (16) weeks every... more
After a long and extensive search, it is a great pleasure to introduce our new Executive Director, Mariana Lamont.
Mariana Lamont brings a wealth of experience in the industry. As an active member of... more
I would first like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Together, we are ringing in the New Year with a fresh mindset, and it is with that mindset that we are beginning our first workday of 2018
As we approach the end of 2017, it is with a sense of satisfaction that we can look back on a year that has in many respects been challenging, but positive.
We know that too many of our members will... more
CBA Technical Director Nico Mienie presented that clay brick industry Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) at the 2-day 2017SAEEC in November 2017. The CBA itook part in Session 4: Track C - Energy... more
Zi Brick and Tile Industry International, considered by experts in the field to be the leading journal for the heavy clay industry, will be carrying a 12-page feature article on the South African... more
More than 1 000 primary school pupils in Belhar, Western Cape, are receiving regular meals from the newly-built onsite kitchen constructed using 12 000 Constantia Travertine variation face bricks... more
CBA Technical Director Nico Mienie will present the South African Clay Brick Industry Lifecycle Assessment at the 2017 Clemson Brick Forum South Carolina, from 2–4 October. Hosted by the National... more
Summary Updated: August 2017. Declaration of Greenhouse Gases as Priority Air Pollutants and National Pollution Prevention Plans Regulations published by the Department of Environmental Affairs on 21... more
Durban, Sunday 20 August 2017
Corobrik’s commitment to community enhancement extends into the cultural realm as it enters the ninth year sponsoring the BHCA (British Cultural and Heritage Association... more
The EECB facilitated a targeted Energy Systems Optimisation (ESO) Assessment at Algoa Brick as part of the National Cleaner Production Centre (NCPC) programme. The audit report evaluated 9 of the... more
UK Construction Online’s Matt Brown speaks with Keith Aldis, Chief Executive of the Brick Development Association (BDA), on the brick manufacturing industry meeting sustainability targets and the... more
Lignosulphonate clay conditioners have been shown to provide benefits such as improved clay workability and increased extrusion rates which result in reduced power consumption during extrusion.... more