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.
The completion of the regeneration and reconstruction of the Agrivaal building in December last year has revitalised Tshwane’s Central Business District with its unique style.
As the embodiment of... more
More than a million of clay pavers have been used in the second and third phase of the rehabilitation of Tembisa sidewalks in the City of Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. The revitalisation project, initiated... more
Corobrik partnered with the Cape Peninsular University of Technology (CPUT) for the third time in the highly beneficial CPUT-Corobrik Construction Week at the beginning of September 2015.
During this... more
This digital version is a free download. "Bricklaying Made Easy" (print version) is available from the Clay Brick Association for just R150. Click here
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,... more
Wouldn’t life be so much easier if clients never changed their minds? Wouldn’t it be nice if all a project manager had to do was track the pre-arranged plan, and could count on a steady supply of... more
Figure 1 The CSR 8-star House uses 85% less heating and cooling energy that the average home built before 1990. Photograph CSR Limited, Australia
This attractive 8-Star energy efficient home located... more
Please note that this Technical Guide, Bricklaying Made Easy and the Flexible & Rigid Paving Guide can be purchased in printed format from our convenient ecommerce store
Social awareness and technical excellence and innovation blends with sustainability in 29th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards
Experts speak on the challenges facing architecture at Corobrik SAIA Awards poster exhibition and lectures
The Corobrik SAIA Awards of Merit and Excellence were kicked off at a special event hosted... more