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

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

1 week ago
Submitted by: Lisa Reynolds Carbon Tax is being implemented in South Africa from 1 June 2019.  At the CBA’s annual conference, Lisa Reynolds of Green... read more

1 week ago
Dr Garth Tayler, a consultant in Ceramic Science and heavy clay production spoke on the 80:20 Rule as applied to sustainable brick manufacture. Back... read more

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Nico Mienie, managing director of Algoa Brick, has been recognised for his lifetime service to the clay brick industry.  At the 2019 Award ceremony,... read more

1 week ago
The recent Quarterly Labour Force Survey published by Stats SA indicated a spike in unemployment with some 27.1% of the country’s employable... read more

1 month 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

1 month ago
Thank you to all our sponsors, speakers & delegates! We were supported by 67 conference delegates, and a total of 112 people.  On behalf of the... read more

1 month 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

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

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

1 month 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

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

1 month 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

1 month 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

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