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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 to a report by the PSAM (Public Service... more
Innovative architecture celebrated at SAIA KZN Inauguration and Awards’ CeremonyDurban, Saturday, 3 August 2019.  It was a night of twin celebrations as the South African Institute for Architects -... more
The recent Quarterly Labour Force Survey published by Stats SA indicated a spike in unemployment with some 27.1% of the country’s employable population actively seeking work. This is most notable in... more
Severe thunderstorms which hit KwaZulu-Natal in April this year took many lives and left thousands of structures destroyed – one of which was the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Empangeni. The tragic... more
Corobrik’s ongoing support of architects and architecture has been extended with the sponsorship of the SAIA-KZN First Thursdays – a monthly programme which showcases the work of local architects... more
The Loftus Park precinct in Pretoria is a large-scale, mixed-use development that will seek to stimulate growth within this region. Contributing to this integrated commercial and retail environment... more
Corobrik’s dedication to community empowerment through ongoing educational opportunities has afforded 18 individuals with disabilities the opportunity to achieve an Animal Production NQF Level 1... more
The construction of additional accommodation at the University of Witwatersrand’s Barnato Hall of Residence will provide a hundred and fifty students with new rooms by the end of 2019. Although... more
The Corobrik brand is, once again, adding to the historic legacy of South Africa after its clay paver and face brick range were selected for the monumental Boksburg Lake upgrade. The project, which... more
The Clay Brick Association of South Africa (CBA), EcoMetrix Africa (EMA) and Partners for Innovation (PfI) have been commissioned to execute a 3-year project co-sponsored by the European Union (EU)... more
4 million Corobrik face bricks contribute to new housing development in Johannesburg Development in South Africa’s housing market continues on an upward trend with quality, sustainable products, such... 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
Durban 28 August 2018.  As architects, women can be agents for change both in the workplace and in the way they approach designing the future built environment. This was the consensus at the Corobrik... more
Growing demand for quality bricks and pavers in eastern Gauteng prompted the opening of the Corobrik Springs Centre, the 25th Corobrik sales’ centre to be opened countrywide. Customers and their... more
Corobrik’s CoroJem Classic Blend Travertine face brick proves the right choice for affordable housing development Corobrik continues to contribute to the provision of affordable housing for all South... 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
Clay brick is an integral part of the personality of the new uMkhumbane Cultural Museum at Cato Manor, Durban. eThekwini Municipality’s award-winning museum surrounds an atrium space with a dramatic... more
Sustainable architecture extends and complements the accepted building design concerns of aesthetics, cost-effectiveness, durability, function and comfort. If one defines sustainability as meeting... more
Innovation and an appreciation of South Africa’s cultural diversity stand out in The University of the Free State, Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards
Corobrik’s Graphite pavers add to the modern Menlyn Learning Hub The vibrant design of Menlyn Learning Hub within Menlo Park, Pretoria, has been carefully matched with durable, aesthetically... 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
Earthy face brick – inside and out - is the standout feature of a modern holiday home on the Free State side of the Vaal River designed by Johannesburg-based Thorsten Deckler of 26’10 South... more
A mutually beneficial partnership between Corobrik and the Department of Public Works will result in the upskilling of 30 Western Cape residents, improving their future employment opportunities... more

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