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

5 months 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

5 months 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

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

5 months 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

5 months 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

8 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

10 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

12 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

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