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

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

2 hours ago
Trade Union Solidarity has announced the completion of its new Sol-Tech Occupational Training College campus in Gauteng. The campus was built within... read more

1 day ago
Sustainable and locally produced, ceramic clay brick is culturally significant in South AFrican architecture. The natural color of brick never fades... read more

3 days ago
Local clay brick is arranged in an authentic, artisanal geometric pattern, using repetition to create continually changing light and shadows... read more

1 week ago
Covid-19 has meant we are all at home — and we are using our homes in different ways. Homeowners are on track to spend more on renovations this year... read more

1 week ago
A well-designed cavity wall built from a high-density masonry material like clay brick offers two key benefits: It provides excellent insulation... read more

1 week ago
This innovative architectural project at the University of the Witwatersrand has delivered affordable and sustainable student accommodation with... read more

1 month ago
Although GHG Emission Reports to DEFF are only due by Wednesday 31 March, it is time to prepare! Now more than ever, it is essential to ensure your... read more

1 month ago
In January 2021, South Africa’s construction industry has united to form an umbrella body, Construction Alliance South Africa (CASA). The founding... read more

1 month ago
Yesterday our Industry turned a page. As you would recall the CBA have joined forces last year with various Industry leaders to get a voice to... read more

3 months ago
Cermalab manages a SANAS accredited (T0855) materials testing and materials sector training laboratory, serving the heavy clay, ceramic and... read more

4 months ago
Algoa Brick recently published it's latest Sustainability Report. Ongoing monitoring and reporting across key sustainability indicators is pivotal to... read more

4 months ago
Download the November 2020 issue of our CBA Member's magazine "The Voice". Print copies are currently being distributed to members - please contact... read more

4 months ago
SWITCH Africa Green is a programme developed and funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in... read more

4 months ago
The brick making sector in South Africa currently emits roughly 2.2 million tCO2e per year (Sector Sustainability Report 2018). Monitoring and... read more