Industry News

1 year ago
A thermal performance comparison between six walling construction materials frequently used in South Africa When selecting building materials,... read more

6 days ago
By Tim Harford Presenter, 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy Bricks have been with us since the very dawn of civilisation. The oldest were found... read more

2 weeks ago
Sustainability Factsheet #04 Habla Zig Zag Kilns (HZZKs) offer an innovative and scalable kiln that is versatile and can be configured for either... read more

2 weeks ago
Sustainability Factsheet #04 Improving the efficiency of water usage and water conservation practices within the clay brick sector will significantly... read more

2 weeks ago
Sustainability Factsheet #03 “Dematerialization is the reduction of the total material and energy throughput of any product and service, and thus the... read more

2 weeks ago
Sustainability Factsheet #02 The Department of Environmental Affairs has set limits for the air pollutants that may be released from clamp kilns. As... read more

2 weeks ago
Sustainability Factsheet #01 Recycling waste products by incorporating them into clay brick during production is a practical and environmentally-... read more

2 weeks ago
The Voice is a printed magazine for CBA members. The May issue of The Voice has been published. Members - please contact Marnie at the CBA on admin@... read more

3 weeks ago
Severe thunderstorms which hit KwaZulu-Natal in April this year took many lives and left thousands of structures destroyed – one of which was the... read more

3 weeks ago
South Africa is the largest CO2 emitter in Africa and the 12th largest in the world. The clay brick sector is committed to playing their part in... read more

3 weeks ago
When you add up the cost of building your own home, construction materials are a substantial budget item. Where the property has an existing building... read more

1 month ago
A Boundary Park warehouse and office block, located within Johannesburg’s North Riding area, is a unique envisioning of the striking elegance that... read more

1 month ago
Developed by Own Haven Housing Association and contracted to WBHO, Milkwoods is a R250 million, 630-unit housing development on Port Elizabeth’s... read more

1 month ago
Riaan Huiskens from the Nelson Mandela University is the 32nd winner of the Corobrik Architectural Student Award.  He received his award at a... read more

1 month ago
Architects are educated professionals and are keen to expand their knowledge on the latest trends and materials.  The Institute of Architects... read more

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