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Cape Peninsular University of Technology students pave the courtyard at the Matthew Goniwe 2 residence on the Bellville campus during the Corobrik-CPUT Construction Week.

Corobrik partnered with the Cape Peninsular University of Technology (CPUT) for the third time in the highly beneficial CPUT-Corobrik Construction Week at the beginning of September 2015.

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The print version of this handbook is available from the Clay Brick Association. Content of the Building Contractors Handbook includes:

Common brick bonds

Wouldn’t life be so much easier if clients never changed their minds?

The Bell Tower of the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town, built between 1666 and 1684

Made of clay and shale, the final composition of clay brick includes the four natural elements, i.e., earth, wind, fire and water.

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.

The CSR 8-star House uses 85% less heating and cooling energy that the average home built before 1990. Photograph CSR Limited, Australia

Figure 1 The CSR 8-star House uses 85% less heating and cooling energy that the average home built before 1990.

The handover of the clay brick industry Life Cycle Assessment research

The Clay Brick Association of South Africa serves its Members by expanding awareness, knowledge and support for clay brick masonry.

economical

Economical & Practical

energy savings

Energy Efficient & Sustainable

value

Desirable & Stylish