Brick Manufacturers & Members

Jonathan Prior, Executive Director of the Clay Brick Association attended the launched of The South African Atmospheric Emission Licensing & Inventory Portal (SAAELIP). This online portal  will... more
The Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP) is its next Business Opportunity Workshop on 28 October 2015.  WISP develops mutually profitable links between companies from all industrial... more
Rowe Group have completed another computational fluid dynamic (CFD) study, in partnership with a professor from Stellenbosch university. This comprehensive air flow study has yielded some very ... more
A few days ago, the DJ's at a local radio station disparaged the city of Brakpan for its old-fashioned “facebrick” houses.   The brick homes found in Brakpan, Benoni and elsewhere on the... more
Do you hire a private security firm? Please note that when signing contracts with security firms, they must comply with these basic conditions of employment for the sector. The Department of Labour... more
The CBa clamp kiln research shows the dust is one of the biggest sources of pollution and reduce air quality. Watering is one of the cost-effective ways to reduce dust, but in a water scarce country... more
The Clay Brick Association of South Africa is an affiliate partner for Architecture ZA 2015 – Future City.This year’s programme is broader, more inclusive and structured to target the largest... more
South African companies, who are among the highest per capita carbon emitters in the world, will soon be compelled by law to tell the government how much greenhouse gas they emit every year. The... more
This report provides a Sustainable Building Materials Index (SBMI) assessment of bricks made at a brick making site in Dukathole, near Alliwal North, in the Eastern Cape. It provides an assessment of... more
It is our pleasure to present this report on Informal Clay Brick Making in the Eastern Cape and hope it will provide valuable information and a deeper understanding of the sector. Building and... more
That was our biggest and best AGM & Conference ever! We were supported by 75 conference delegates, and a total of 137 people. We believe we succeeded in our goal to create an event that is... more
The 51st Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Clay Brick Association of South Africa took place in the Drakensburg from 1 to 4 May 2014. Hosted by the Gauteng/KZN Chapter of the Association... more
The Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEAT) has embarked on a project aimed at reviewing and amending prioritised Registration Certificates issued in terms of section 10 of the APPA... more
Attached is a range of documents related to the Department of Minerals & Energy legislation, guidelines and reuirements
More than 400 million people in Africa live in urban areas and because of high rural to urban migration rates the number of people living in urban areas will increase from 62% to 70% by the year 2030... more
Habla Zig-Zag Kilns International (HZZKI) based in Australia visited South Africa the first week of May, assessing the South African market, potential opportunities and working out next steps for... more
Please note that the attached downloads are for convenience. Please consult the SA government website for the most recent legislation. Regulations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act A1: This... more
Please note that the attached downloads are for convenience. Please consult the SA government website for the most recent legislation.
These guidelines and mandatory Codes of Practice are offered by our members, and cover the significant health and safety risks relating to the mining and transportation of minerals, material, or... more
The Carbon Tax Study, has been able to generate a similar level of interest and appreciation of the VSBK Projects involvement within the sector. This report presents the findings of a research... more
This project to determine whether energy savings are possible from substituting recycled soda lime glass for other ceramic raw materials in brick manufacturing, was part of a grant from the State of... more
Aggregates and sand from quarries and borrow pits are essential to keeping the country's construction industry supplied. However, careful environmental care needs to be exercised when operating these... more
A tool to calculate the current energy consumption per kg fired brick. The six shaft kiln constructed at Langkloof Bricks as part of the Vertical Shaft Brick Kiln Project has received much acclaim... more
Also see Technical Note 15 - SANS 204 compliance for masonry walling Edition 1 of the SANS 204 series of standards contains Deemed-to-satisfy (DTS) requirements that make a distinction between... more