Zi Brick and Tile Industry International, considered by experts in the field to be the leading journal for the heavy clay industry, will be carrying a 12-page feature article on the South African... more
Expanded polystyrene, or EPS, is a plastic material derived from crude oil used in a variety of applications, including thermal insulation in buildings, civil engineering applications and decorative... more
Corobrik, South Africa’s leading brick maker, has embarked on a multi-billion rand investment roll out to grow its business and develop new markets over the next five to six years.
Dirk Meyer, the... more
CBA Technical Director Nico Mienie presented the South African Clay Brick Industry Lifecycle Assessment at the 2017 Clemson Brick Forum South Carolina, from 2–4 October. Hosted by the National Brick... more
The CBA's national roadshow was presented to members and construction professionals in 9 cities across South Africa. It provided facts and figures on sustainability and green building, recent changes... more
Clay bricks fulfil an important role in developing South Africa’s economy. They provide a durable and affordable means of building high quality housing and structures for the nation.
Here it is, Pro Landscaper Africa's February 2018 issue
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Here we have another phenomenal issue highlighting the brilliance within our industry and we are delighted to be the platform... more
Cutting rings R6000 each excl VAT
This series of full page and A5 advertisements shows the beauty of clay brick. Images representing commercial, residential, low cost and public sector buildings.
As a clay brick member, you may adapt... more
After a long and extensive search, it is a great pleasure to introduce our new Executive Director, Mariana Lamont.
Mariana Lamont brings a wealth of experience in the industry. As an active member of... more
As we approach the end of 2017, it is with a sense of satisfaction that we can look back on a year that has in many respects been challenging, but positive.
We know that too many of our members will... more
CBA Technical Director Nico Mienie presented that clay brick industry Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) at the 2-day 2017SAEEC in November 2017. The CBA itook part in Session 4: Track C - Energy... more
More than 1 000 primary school pupils in Belhar, Western Cape, are receiving regular meals from the newly-built onsite kitchen constructed using 12 000 Constantia Travertine variation face bricks... more
Summary Updated: August 2017. Declaration of Greenhouse Gases as Priority Air Pollutants and National Pollution Prevention Plans Regulations published by the Department of Environmental Affairs on 21... more
The EECB facilitated a targeted Energy Systems Optimisation (ESO) Assessment at Algoa Brick as part of the National Cleaner Production Centre (NCPC) programme. The audit report evaluated 9 of the... more
UK Construction Online’s Matt Brown speaks with Keith Aldis, Chief Executive of the Brick Development Association (BDA), on the brick manufacturing industry meeting sustainability targets and the... more
Lignosulphonate clay conditioners have been shown to provide benefits such as improved clay workability and increased extrusion rates which result in reduced power consumption during extrusion.... more
We are looking for a good second hand J.C. Steele 88C Even Clay Feeder(four shaft).
Contact: Rob Gillies
Beta Bricks (Zimbabwe)
This study focuses on the feasibility and energy efficiency benefits of using “waste” flue gas energy to heat Heavy Furnace Oil (HFO) instead of electricity generated by South Africa’s coal-fired... more
Over the past 5 years, CO2 emissions in the clay brick sector have been reduced by 380,000 tons of CO2 annually. An assessment survey in 2017 identified that the weighted average energy consumption... more
The Energy Efficient Clay Brick (EECB) Project follows a holistic, systematic approach to improving energy efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions in the South African clay brick sector. Almost every... more
Dematerialisation is the reduction of total material and energy throughput of any product, thus limiting its environmental impact. One of the identified methods to implement dematerialisation in clay... more
Peter Drucker famously quoted, “what gets measured, gets managed”. By examining an activity we are forced to pay attention to it. By producing relevant and accurate measurements we can identify where... more
We need Member's help in expanding the CBA mailing list to architects, construction and the public sector!
With the upcoming LCA roadshow we want to make sure we gather the names and email addresses... more