The CBA represents the clay brick and paver manufacturers of Southern Africa.

We inspire sustainable, contemporary brick architecture and building design in all areas of the built environment: commercial, residential and landscape.

Brick Manufacturers & Members

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
Federale Stene 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
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
Members! This set of 4 brochures can be customised with your logo. Because this is a standard A4 size, it can be inexpensively printed. Secure (shown here) Save Sustain Style Please note that the... 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
CBA Technical Director Nico Mienie presented the South African Clay Brick Industry Lifecycle Assessment at the 2017 Clemson Brick Forum South Carolina, from 2–4 October. Hosted by the National Brick... 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
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 click to read Here we have another phenomenal issue highlighting the brilliance within our industry and we are delighted to be the platform... more
INVITATION ALL CBA MEMBERS Are your sales staff making the most of sales enquiries? Do they ask the right questions of prospective buyers, and give accurate and clear answers to queries? 
Cutting rings R6000 each excl VAT Leigh Cooper
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
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
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
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
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
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

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