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

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Submitted by: Lisa Reynolds Carbon Tax is being implemented in South Africa from 1 June 2019.  At the CBA’s annual conference, Lisa Reynolds of Green... read more

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Dr Garth Tayler, a consultant in Ceramic Science and heavy clay production spoke on the 80:20 Rule as applied to sustainable brick manufacture. Back... read more

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Nico Mienie, managing director of Algoa Brick, has been recognised for his lifetime service to the clay brick industry.  At the 2019 Award ceremony,... read more

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Durban, 15 July 2019.  The recent Quarterly Labour Force Survey published by Stats SA indicated a spike in unemployment with some 27.1% of the... read more

1 month ago
By Tim Harford Presenter, 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy Bricks have been with us since the very dawn of civilisation. The oldest were found... read more

1 month ago
Thank you to all our sponsors, speakers & delegates! We were supported by 67 conference delegates, and a total of 112 people.  On behalf of the... read more

1 month ago
Sustainability Factsheet #04 Habla Zig Zag Kilns (HZZKs) offer an innovative and scalable kiln that is versatile and can be configured for either... read more

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Sustainability Factsheet #04 Improving the efficiency of water usage and water conservation practices within the clay brick sector will significantly... read more

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Sustainability Factsheet #03 “Dematerialization is the reduction of the total material and energy throughput of any product and service, and thus the... read more

1 month ago
Sustainability Factsheet #02 The Department of Environmental Affairs has set limits for the air pollutants that may be released from clamp kilns. As... read more

1 month ago
Sustainability Factsheet #01 Recycling waste products by incorporating them into clay brick during production is a practical and environmentally-... read more

1 month ago
The Voice is a printed magazine for CBA members. The May issue of The Voice has been published. Members - please contact Marnie at the CBA on admin@... read more

1 month ago
Severe thunderstorms which hit KwaZulu-Natal in April this year took many lives and left thousands of structures destroyed – one of which was the... read more

1 month ago
South Africa is the largest CO2 emitter in Africa and the 12th largest in the world. The clay brick sector is committed to playing their part in... read more

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