This summary is based on the Draft South African Carbon Tax Regulations published by National Treasury on 30 November 2015.
A benchmark is defined as a ‘standard or point of reference against which... more
This series of full page and A5 advertisements shows the beauty of clay brick. There are 12 images representing commercial, residential, low cost and public sector buildings.
As a clay brick member,... more
Despite the economic peaks and troughs during 2016, Gauteng-based Ocon Brick reports a solid and steady performance during the year as the company retains its position as a preferred supplier of clay... more
Technical Director Nico Mienie, Gregory Rice (WSP) and Saan-Marie Aucamp (Equispectives Research) represented the Clay Brick Association at the first Southern African Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)... more
With 2016 drawing to a close, it’s fitting that we take a moment for reflection. It was a tough year for most South Africans, and our industry has seen its share of challenges.
Although there are... more
CBA Technical Director Nico Mienie represented the CBA as one of 50 representatives from nine African countries to policy and technical actions that can be taken to reduce SLCPs, in particular black... more
Nico and Simoné Marais of Worcester brick welcomed 35 CBA members and guests to see his recently completed Habla Kiln in action. The energy-efficient Habla Zig-Zag Kiln (HZZK) is the first in South... more
The Colombian delegation made up of 11 men and 7 women brick manufacturers from the local association Anafalco and representative of the Chambers of Commerce of Bogota, arrived in South Africa on the... more
Where: Henry Preiss Hall, Pretoria Art Museum, Cnr Francis Baard and Wessels Street, Arcadia Park, Arcadia
Opens: Sunday, 23 October at 11:00.
Closes: Sunday, 5 February 2017
The Corobrik Collection... more
Corobrik proudly supports Johannesburg Municipality Police Department’s cycle team in an annual metro cycling competition by donating 20 cycle shirts and 20 Corobrik bags
Johannesburg Municipality... more
The Energy Efficient Clay Brick (EECB) Project is proud to announce today that it has been named the winner of the National Energy Globe Award South Africa in the 2016 Energy Globe Awards. The Energy... more
In the second half of 2015, the EECB with the assistance of the Clay Brick Association conducted a survey to gauge what changes in energy efficiency clay brick makers had implemented since the... more
Nova Bricks in Gauteng recently invested in setting robots at their brick making facility.
The automated process is improving product quality while reducing manufacturing costs and waste.... more
The Energy Guideline is one of three publications developed with the aim of assisting the South African brick sector to reduce its energy costs and become more energy efficient. These guidelines will... more
As many brick manufactures know, thermal energy accounts for more than 80% of energy use. A thermal model has been developed to help brick companies better understand where the heat energy is flowing... 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... 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... more
The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa invites CBA Members to join their Gauteng Industrial Symbiosis Programme (GISP) Workshop on Wednesday, 21 September 2016.
During the Eurocode summit held in 2008 hosted by the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS), the benefits for adopting Eurocodes in South Africa were highlighted. It appears likely the European... more
Following a strong performance in January and April, the overall value of construction projects awarded rose 13% year-on-year in the first five months of 2016. A more robust growth was recorded in... more
The 2016 Brick Sustainability Report, provides a detailed account of how the clay brick sector in the UK has performed against its collective sustainability strategy, and demonstrates the progress... more
Corobrik was presented with a special award at the WeDesign 2016 conference organised by the South African Institute of Architects KwaZulu-Natal (SAIA KZN) at the Durban City Hall in July.
The award... more
Wischual has designed and produced a platform operational on smart devices where companies can showcase their products and services interactively, this exhibition of equipment can be rotated, changed... more
This year’s Architectural Futsal League saw a real upset in the final with reigning champions, SAOTA, losing to the league’s underdog team, BAM Architects in a closely contested final held at the... more