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.

Industry News

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

1 day ago
In a tranquil setting in the heart of South Africa’s capital city of Pretoria, a new hub of scientific discovery and innovation for Africa is... read more

4 days ago
Balebogeng Primary School was founded in 1956 during the previous dispensation and serves the community of Mamelodi East, Ward 33. “The need for a... read more

4 days ago
A modern cavity wall is a watertight, energy-efficient masonry structure appropriate for external load-bearing walls.  About a third of all the heat... read more

4 days ago
The Clay Brick Association will be showing off the benefits and beauty of South African clay pavers and brick at FutureScape Africa 2019, the leading... read more

4 days ago
The Cape Institute for Architecture took the initiative in August to celebrate Woman's month with a full schedule of events celebrating the... read more

5 days ago
In 2018 Dr. Andrew Smith's highly-regarded Ceramic Training was well attended by CBA members and we received only positive feedback! The CBA has... read more

1 month ago
The Nokuthula Centre and Special School is a school for learners with special educational needs rendering services to learners with severe... read more

1 month ago
There is a housing backlog of about 2.3 million homes with Gauteng requiring 600 000 new homes to meet the need. The backlog in Gauteng - according... read more

2 months ago
Socio-economic sustainability concerns the parameters that affect people’s opportunities, now and in the future, to fulfil their potential as well... read more

2 months ago
Essentially, ClickBricks are clay bricks that do not need to be connected by cement to create a stable wall.  Produced by Daas Baksteen, ClickBricks... read more

2 months ago
Hydroseeding, also referred to as hydromulching, is a grass planting process. It is a fast, cost effective and high-quality method for seeding... read more

2 months ago
Fuel switching is often considered an essential step in achieving a low-carbon future. It replaces inefficient fuels with cleaner alternatives, such... read more

2 months ago
Rain water, storm water, grey water, ground water and water reclaimed from manufacturing processes can be treated and reused. In the brick production... read more

2 months ago
Unfired clay bricks were first used in Mesopotamia around the third millennium BC. Almost a third of the world's inhabitants live in houses made of... read more

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