The CBA represents the clay brick and paver manufacturers of Southern Africa.

We inspire sustainable, contemporary brick architecture and building design in all areas of the built environment: commercial, residential and landscape.

Industry News

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

2 days ago
Download the November 2020 issue of our CBA Member's magazine "The Voice". Print copies are currently being distributed to members - please... read more

1 week ago
SWITCH Africa Green is a programme developed and funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in... read more

1 week ago
The brick making sector in South Africa currently emits roughly 2.2 million tCO2e per year (Sector Sustainability Report 2018). Monitoring and... read more

1 week ago
Sekela Mpekula is a rising starin the small informal clay brick settlement in Queenstown in the Eastern Cape. Sekela is an accounting graduate born... read more

1 week ago
Limpopo province  — and particularly Thohoyandou in the Vhembe regional municipality — is well known for the quality of its clay and the... read more

1 week ago
CBA president Hendrik van Dyk, and Executive Director Mariana Lamont each undertook road trips to different regions of South Africa to connect with... read more

3 weeks ago
"Jerusalema" is a gospel-influenced song by South African DJ and record producer Master KG featuring South African vocalist Nomcebo. The song has... read more

3 months ago
Architecture collective Frankie Pappas has hidden the 3.3-metres-wide House of the Big Arch within the Bushveld nature reserve in the north of South... read more

3 months ago
One unpleasant financial shock for South Africa’s new remote workforce is soaring electricity bills. We may have saved on takeaways, clothes and... read more

3 months ago
This year, South Africans spent their winter days at home with their children, dogs and working spouses. One of the key productivity killers, has... read more

3 months ago
CBA Member Federale Stene has committed to a 20 000 sponsorship consignment of masonry bricks to the Recreational Hub for Nasaret Against Drugs and... read more

3 months ago
More than 1000 learners at Thushanang Primary School in Mpumalanga will benefit from an upgrade of their school. The school was built with Federale... read more

3 months ago
A well-designed cavity wall built from a high-density masonry material like clay brick offers two key benefits: It provides excellent insulation... read more

6 months ago
South African brick makers are ramping up production in a Covid-19 protected, safe and orderly manner, in good time for the startup of the... read more

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