Secure & Permanent
Masizakhe Junior Secondary School just outside Queenstown features Makana Brick's Grahamstown Ironspot
Clay brick is one of the best construction materials for schools - it is robust,...view more
There is a housing backlog of about 2.3 million homes with Gauteng requiring 600 000 new homes to meet the need. The backlog in Gauteng - according to a report by the PSAM (Public Service...view more
Picture this, you’re sitting down with your architect in the beginning stages of planning your dream home and you realise that every decision from design to function is yours to make. This can be...view more
The Clay Brick Association of South Africa congratulates Architects Sean Pillan, Jonathan Leibowitz and Lance Mac Bean of Empowered Spaces Architects on their innovative and attractive solution to...view more
One of the best-preserved historical pieces in the world, a brick vault has been unearthed in the ancient city of Metropolis in Turkey.
The vault is believed to be part of the ancient city...view more
We are all well aware of the responsibilities of scholars, teachers and parents in the education process. But a huge responsibility also lies with government to provide infrastructure conducive to...view more
Ocon Brick is to supply approximately 400,000 clay stock bricks for the new Michelin Warehouse in Klipriver. The warehouse, currently under construction, will be used for the storage of tyres...view more
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...view more
The solid all round performance and life-time value that clay brick brings to infrastructure buildings remains unparalleled.
A firewall constructed of clay face bricks protected a warehouse from being consumed by a devastating industrial fire.In the early hours of 26 March, a fire broke out at the Sun Oil warehouse in...view more
Archaeologists have unearthed bricks dating back 5,000 to 7,000 years in northwest Chinas Shaanxi Province, adding between 1,000 to 2,000 years onto Chinese brick-making history. The five calcined...view more
Research undertaken by Adrian Bown from Leeds Metropolitan University of 860 homes found that brick structures can have a lifespan of 500 years or more. This research focussed on traditional low-...view more