Brick Manufacturers & Members

CBA Technical Director Nico Mienie represented the CBA as one of 50 representatives from nine African countries to policy and technical actions that can be taken to reduce SLCPs, in particular...view more

Nico and Simoné Marais of Worcester brick welcomed 35 CBA members and guests to see his recently completed Habla Kiln in action. The energy-efficient Habla Zig-Zag Kiln (HZZK) is the first in...view more

Delegation at Algoa Brick (Tunnel Kiln)

The Colombian delegation made up of 11 men and 7 women brick manufacturers from the local association Anafalco and representative of the Chambers of Commerce of Bogota, arrived in South Africa on...view more

Luca de Giovanetti and John Volsteedt with the prestigeous Energy Globe Award for South Africa

The Energy Efficient Clay Brick (EECB) Project is proud to announce today that it has been named the winner of the National Energy Globe Award South Africa in the 2016 Energy Globe Awards. The...view more

In the second half of 2015, the EECB with the assistance of the Clay Brick Association conducted a survey to gauge what changes in energy efficiency clay brick makers had implemented since the...view more

Nova Bricks in Gauteng recently invested in setting robots at their brick making facility.

The automated process is improving product quality while reducing manufacturing costs and waste....view more

The Energy Guideline is one of three publications developed with the aim of assisting the South African brick sector to reduce its energy costs and

Do you want to improve the energy efficiency of your clay brick production facility, but you don’t know how and where to get finance? Have a look at the newly published Energy Efficiency Finance...view more

Henk Sa, a Partner at EcoMetrix Africa, spoke at the CBA Gauteng regional meeting in August on the latest feedback regarding carbon tax - a fossil fuel input based tax - and how it will affect SA...view more

During the Eurocode summit held in 2008 hosted by the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS),  the benefits for adopting Eurocodes in South Afric

The 2016 Brick Sustainability Report, provides a detailed account of how the clay brick sector in the UK has performed against its collective sustainability strategy, and demonstrates the progress made since the launch of the first sustainability report in 2001. It reports against the targets set through the collaborative Resource Efficiency Action Plan, and shows significant progress particularly in the areas of waste and water consumption. The robustness of energy and carbon data contained in this report is much improved on early figures.

This document is an excellent example of the type of Sustainability Report the South African clay brick sectors plans to produce in the year ahead.

Residents in the North West town of Marikana, situated just east of Rustenburg, welcomed the donation of much needed housing...view more

Manitou recently supplied 17 machines to long-standing client West End Clay Bricks in Westonaria. The range, including rough terrain forklifts and rough terrain telehandlers, is fully supported...view more

THe model kiln provided real-world conditions for firing the clay brick, together with an accurate measurement system for measuring air emissions. The kiln was located far from general activities to ensure the minimum of contamination from other sources.

The clamp kiln is the major clay brick production technique in South Africa.


Economical & Practical

energy savings

Energy Efficient & Sustainable


Desirable & Stylish