The Clay Brick Association is committed to assist their member in keeping track of regulatory environment as it applies to the manufacture of clay brick in South Africa. This set of pages summarises... more
With rising energy costs for both electricity and fuels, and given that in the brick sector energy can account for between 40% and 60% of production costs, energy efficiency represents a significant... more
In an effort to continually improve the sustainability performance of the clay brick sector in South Africa, business cases have been developed to assist clay brick makers to evaluate the feasibility... more
The Clay Brick Association of South Africa is proud to be a founding member of a Leadership Forum under the auspices of The Minerals Council South Africa .
The Forum serve the needs of our members... more
Wayne Vaughan previously worked at Algoa Brick, Addo Brick & Claytile, he has experience as: Production Supervisor & Manager and Sorting Manager.
See his CV attached!
Corobrik ran a competition to find the best residential boundary wall built from their face bricks. The competition ran in the Gauteng area and homeowners were invited to submit photographs of their... more
Download 2019's last issue of our CBA Member's newsletter "The Voice". Print copies are curently being distributed to members - please contact the CBA if you don't receive your copies!
Thank you to... more
Alogoa Brick has donated R50 000 for road paving to Khayalethu Youth Centre in Port Elizabeth. This hard-working organisation provides intervention programmes and alternative care for street children... more
Makana Brick in the Eastern Cape has invested in a solar microgrid to supplement and secure their power supply. The farm of photovoltaic (PV) panels is designed to produce 600 000 kW hours per annum... more
CBA Executive Director Mariana Lamont shares this insightful leadership article from Harvard Business Review.
By the end of the year, our days are packed to the brim with holidays, family... more
Fundiswa Ndaba, Senior Policy Analyst: Public Affairs and Transformation at The Minerals Council reports on the Mining Charter 2018
MC2018 became effective on the 1 March 2019. Mining right holders... more
The Clay Brick Association has produced a user-friendly A4 leaflet for distribution to small-scale and informal sector clay brick production facilities. The factsheet outlines practical... more
For Mandela Day, Federale Stene assisted Petra Home-Based Care in Mhluzi, Middelburg. This worthy non-profit provide meals for the children as well as a safe space for them to do their homework.
As part of their Mandela Day Centennial 67 hours of service, staff from Algoa Brick once again partnered with Zwartkops Conservancy and the Department of Water and Sanitation at a clean-up of the... more
Corobrik is one of several local businesses who has taken heed of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s call for investment. As it readies its R800 million new mega factory in Driefontein for full production... more
Balebogeng Primary School was founded in 1956 during the previous dispensation and serves the community of Mamelodi East, Ward 33.
“The need for a media centre was brought to our attention by an... more
In 2018 Dr. Andrew Smith's highly-regarded Ceramic Training was well attended by CBA members and we received only positive feedback! The CBA has arranged for Dr Smith to return in November 2019 to... more
Cost: R700 per person
Venue: Monte Casino
Date: Thursday 21 November 2019
Time: 18:00pm until late
Please join us as we celebrate year-end amongst friends.
Socio-economic sustainability concerns the parameters that affect people’s opportunities, now and in the future, to fulfil their potential as well attain their basic needs such as livelihoods, social... more
Essentially, ClickBricks are clay bricks that do not need to be connected by cement to create a stable wall. Produced by Daas Baksteen, ClickBricks can be dry stacked together by means of metal... more
Hydroseeding, also referred to as hydromulching, is a grass planting process. It is a fast, cost effective and high-quality method for seeding vegetation, land rehabilitation and erosion control. The... more
Fuel switching is often considered an essential step in achieving a low-carbon future. It replaces inefficient fuels with cleaner alternatives, such as substituting coal for natural gas or a suitable... more
Rain water, storm water, grey water, ground water and water reclaimed from manufacturing processes can be treated and reused.
In the brick production process, recycled waste water can be used during... more
Unfired clay bricks were first used in Mesopotamia around the third millennium BC. Almost a third of the world's inhabitants live in houses made of earth.
Earth masonry is not “fired” like... more