ABT structural failures at Olivenhoutbosch Primary School
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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
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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...
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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...
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During 2014, the estimated investment in building and construction for 2014 is approximately R422 billion. This compares with R409 billion in 2013. This investment is split nearly 50-50 between...
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Opening earlier than usual to ensure that an average of 876 000 bricks per day were being manufactured, Ocon Brick supplied over 13 million clay stock and semi-face bricks in the first few weeks...
Listen to interesting speakers
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Legend Golf & Safari Resort, Waterberg Limpopo 30 April – 2 May 2015 The annual Clay Brick Association AGM and Conference is the highlight of our year! This is the one time that all our...
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Makana Brick held their annual Distributor Workshop on 5 March at Fish River Resort. Once again this was well attended and was both informative and enjoyable. The Guest Speaker, Mr John Copson form...
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Over the years there had been an on-going stream of Agrément SA certificated alternative building systems [ABTs] that have claimed superior performance over clay brick construction, lower...
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When choosing face brick, make sure that the material is strong, hardwearing and weather-resistant, so as to withstand the local exposure conditions. Certain face bricks may not be suited to external...