Industry News

Brick manufacturing and construction provides stimulus for economic transformation, local job creation and skills development.

South Africans often underestimate our local level of skills, technology and innovation. In many fields – especially engineering - South Africa leads the world.

There are certain products...view more

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

“What do you want, brick?” ….this is a question which has gained legendary status within architectural circles

Whether accepted, concealed, rejected, desired or compared with more modern...view more

Kusile Power Station

Once completed, Eskom’s Mpumalanga-based Kusile coal-fired power plant, will be the world’s largest coal-fired power plant ever built. Ocon Brick were contracted to supply the clay stock bricks...view more

One of the best-preserved historical pieces in the world, a brick vault has been unearthed in the ancient city of Metropolis in Turkey.

The vault is believed to be part of the ancient city...view more

The suburb of Sandton, often referred to as the ‘richest square mile in Africa’, continues to attract commercial and residential developments such as Central Square, a multi-billion rand mixed-use...view more

The insulation of external masonry walling in the RSA buildings is not mandatory in terms of the National Building Regulations.

The Vaal Mall, which originally opened nine years ago, recently underwent a R420 million upgrade. The second phase expansion of the Vaal Mall created an additional 50,000 square meters to the...view more

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