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

3 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

3 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

4 months ago
Few things irritate us more than exposure to excessive noise. It is hard enough to concentrate with the distractions of nearby cell phones and loud... read more

4 months ago
Corobrik’s face bricks used to create homes in Roodepoort’s Princess Plots Informal Settlement The first phase of the Princess Plots Informal... read more

4 months ago
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... read more

4 months ago
Construction industry suppliers are calling for government leaders to add construction to the list of essential businesses. According to a joint... read more

6 months ago
In an effort to continually improve the sustainability performance of the clay brick sector in South Africa, business cases have been developed to... read more

6 months ago
EThekwini Municipality continues to show its commitment to the city’s residents through a number of ongoing upgrades to public spaces, prioritising... read more

6 months ago
When it comes to modern and minimalist design, Scandanavia leads the way! Fjordenhus is the first architectural work of Olafur Eliasson, a Danish-... read more

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