The CBA represents the clay brick and paver manufacturers of Southern Africa.

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Calculating Quantities of Cement, Lime & Sand


A beginners guide to mixing mortar. Useful information for all Clay Brick DIY projects. The use of this information is based on recognised principles of design and construction and is at the discretion of the respective builder, contractor and end-user. The CBA SA is neither able to warrant the suitability of workmanship and the performance of any building material in a particular environment and does not accept responsibility for any claims arising from this information.


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