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.

Revised Building Contractors Handbook


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

1. Site management, key to more profit
2. Building lines, survey pegs, setting out
3. Foundations, footings and surface beds
4. Water proofing and damp proof courses
5. Brick types and properties
6. Bonds, jointing and mortar mixes
7. Good bricklaying
8. Calculating quantities
9. Glossary of terms


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