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1 year ago
A thermal performance comparison between six walling construction materials frequently used in South Africa When selecting building materials,... read more

3 days ago
There is a housing backlog of about 2.3 million homes with Gauteng requiring 600 000 new homes to meet the need. The backlog in Gauteng - according... read more

1 week ago
Socio-economic sustainability concerns the parameters that affect people’s opportunities, now and in the future, to fulfil their potential as well... read more

1 week ago
Essentially, ClickBricks are clay bricks that do not need to be connected by cement to create a stable wall.  Produced by Daas Baksteen, ClickBricks... read more

1 week ago
Hydroseeding, also referred to as hydromulching, is a grass planting process. It is a fast, cost effective and high-quality method for seeding... read more

1 week ago
Fuel switching is often considered an essential step in achieving a low-carbon future. It replaces inefficient fuels with cleaner alternatives, such... read more

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Rain water, storm water, grey water, ground water and water reclaimed from manufacturing processes can be treated and reused. In the brick production... read more

1 week ago
Unfired clay bricks were first used in Mesopotamia around the third millennium BC. Almost a third of the world's inhabitants live in houses made of... read more

2 weeks ago
Corobrik Celebrates Opening of Upper Tongaat Community Multipurpose Centre on Mandela Day Tongaat, 22 July 2019.  Mandela’s legacy was evident at the... read more

2 weeks ago
The CBA’s marketing role is to expand the market for clay brick through education, information and inspiration. This is achieved by working together... read more

2 weeks ago
The Voice is the Clay Brick Association's quarterly printed Member's magazine. Most issues are between 8-12 pages, and we can carry advertisements on... read more

2 weeks ago
Innovative architecture celebrated at SAIA KZN Inauguration and Awards’ CeremonyDurban, Saturday, 3 August 2019.  It was a night of twin celebrations... read more

1 month ago
The Voice is a printed magazine for CBA members. The July issue of The Voice has been published. Members - please contact Marnie at the CBA on admin@... read more

1 month ago
Submitted by: Lisa Reynolds Carbon Tax is being implemented in South Africa from 1 June 2019.  At the CBA’s annual conference, Lisa Reynolds of Green... read more

1 month ago
Dr Garth Tayler, a consultant in Ceramic Science and heavy clay production spoke on the 80:20 Rule as applied to sustainable brick manufacture. Back... read more

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