1 week ago
Following requests from within the brick making community for more information on the Habla Zig-Zag kiln, The EECB project established communications with the Australian based team. Some early...
1 week ago
It’s my pleasure to inform you that Jonathan Prior will be starting in the beginning of April as our new Executive Director. He has many years of experience in the industry and we ask members...
1 week ago
At an interactive workshop in Pretoria on 25 March, the clay brick sector demonstrated its leadership as the National Department of Energy unveiled the draft regulations focusing on the mandatory...
2 weeks ago
This Technical Note discusses sustainability and sustainable design and their relationship to brick use and recycling. The use of brick masonry is an appropriate choice for achieving several elements...
2 weeks ago
The insulation of external masonry walling in the RSA buildings is not mandatory in terms of the National Building Regulations. This Technical Note details the requirements for walling in terms of...
Executive Director, At Coetzee retires
3 weeks ago
After allowing his contract to be extended several times, we are sad to report that Executive Director, At Coetzee, has decided to retire. It’s my pleasure to inform you that Jonathan Prior...
ABT structural failures at Olivenhoutbosch Primary School
3 weeks ago
Clay brick has always been the material of choice for sustainable, low maintenance and long lasting infrastructure. Schools, clinics and houses built over the past 100 years all across South Africa,...
ABTs at Goodhope School
3 weeks ago
Clay brick wall construction is long proven as the common denominator when providing truly sustainable, superior performing infrastructure - schools, clinics and houses across South Africa at the...
4 weeks ago
More than 400 million people in Africa live in urban areas and because of high rural to urban migration rates the number of people living in urban areas will increase from 62% to 70% by the year 2030...