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

4 months 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

4 months ago
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

4 months 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

5 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

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

6 months 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

6 months 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

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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

6 months 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

7 months 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

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