A brick-in-sand patio is easy to build and requires just a few basic skills and about 2 days’ work. It’s a great way to expand the living area of the home and provide an entertainment area for family... more
All building materials adjust their volume continuously in response to changes in temperature or moisture in the environment. This movement causes stress within the structure and often results in... more
Zonnezicht Retirement Village currently being developed in central Durbanville by Anton Mulder Developers. This three phase development which is under construction on the corner of Koeberg &... more
Through the clever use of materials, including Corobrik’s range of low-maintenance face bricks, the immaculate 01 on Lunar building on the uMhlanga Ridge emanates a clean, neat façade welcoming... more
Developed on principles of sustainability, the 65 000m² Menlyn Maine Central Square is a mixed-use project that forms the heart of the Menlyn Maine precinct situated in the eastern suburbs of... more
In partnership with Ethekwini Municipality, Corobrik hosts a graduation ceremony for 30 previously disadvantaged individuals who successfully completed a bricklaying course at Corobrik’s Avoca... more
This Technical Note includes guidance related to the design, construction and maintenance of pavements constructed of brick pavers that will serve all users, including those with disabilities and... more
Hundreds of families in the Westgate Grange area of Pietermaritzburg will soon have access to affordable housing with the completion of Aloe Ridge, the largest social housing project in the city... more
Corobrik provides landscaping technology students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology Construction Week, with a hands-on learning experience
“What do you want, brick?” ….this is a question which has gained legendary status within architectural circles
Whether accepted, concealed, rejected, desired or compared with more modern materials,... more
One of the best-preserved historical pieces in the world, a brick vault has been unearthed in the ancient city of Metropolis in Turkey.
The vault is believed to be part of the ancient city's public... more
The insulation of external masonry walling in the RSA buildings is not mandatory in terms of the National Building Regulations. This Technical Note details the requirements for walling in terms of... more
Corobrik bricklaying training schools upskill construction workers
Corobrik has opened a new bricklaying training centre at its Lawley factory in Gauteng which is one of three countrywide that... more
The compliance route is assumed to be the Prescriptive or Deemed-to-satisfy route which is being followed by the appointed professional.
SA National Standard 10400 Part XA; Energy Usage in building... more
This document outlines the requirements for effective leadership in health and safety, in both large and small organisations.
Protecting the health and safety of employees and/or members of the... more
The Clay Brick Association of South Africa (ClayBrick.org) has been closely involved with the development of walling requirements for SANS 204: Energy Efficiency in Buildings, as well as SANS 10400XA... more
Walling Requirements of Low Cost Housing in the Southern Cape Condensation Problem Area and the Need to Prevent Mould Growth
Introduction to problems around walling in the SCCPA
The Southern Cape... more
This Technical Note was developed on behalf of the Clay Brick Association of South Africa in response to a call for data from the CSIR (Council Scientific & Industrial Research).
The Thermal... more
The decline in construction of new tertiary educational establishments has resulted in greater pressure being placed on existing facilities to accommodate the ever increasing number of students... more
A new 3D Visualiser has been launched by Corobrik which will enable architects and specifiers to generate an accurate visual impression on their own computers of how a particular face brick would... more
Red Travertine face brick is bringing rich aesthetic appeal and integrity to the construction of Royal School Alberton in Albertsdal.Cosmopolitan Projects’ Leopard’s Rest housing development consists... more
A mixture of facebrick and clay pavers have been used at the vibrant Century City Square, a R1 billion project of mixed-use development that forms the heart of the Bridgeway Precinct in Cape Town.... more
Clay Brick Association members in the Eastern Cape region have pledged to provide free clay bricks to rebuild the NoMoscow Primary School outside Nelson Mandela’s compound in Qunu. Pupils and... more
For more than 30 years the DAPS courses and recently Diploma programmes were associated with the delivery of distance learning on behalf of the mineral products industry.