The CBA represents the clay brick and paver manufacturers of Southern Africa.

We inspire sustainable, contemporary brick architecture and building design in all areas of the built environment: commercial, residential and landscape.

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CBA Technical Director Nico Mienie presented the South African Clay Brick Industry Lifecycle Assessment at the 2017 Clemson Brick Forum South Carolina, from 2–4 October. Hosted by the National Brick... more
Clay brick is an integral part of the personality of the new uMkhumbane Cultural Museum at Cato Manor, Durban. eThekwini Municipality’s award-winning museum surrounds an atrium space with a dramatic... more
Sustainable architecture extends and complements the accepted building design concerns of aesthetics, cost-effectiveness, durability, function and comfort. If one defines sustainability as meeting... more
Innovation and an appreciation of South Africa’s cultural diversity stand out in The University of the Free State, Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards
Corobrik’s Graphite pavers add to the modern Menlyn Learning Hub The vibrant design of Menlyn Learning Hub within Menlo Park, Pretoria, has been carefully matched with durable, aesthetically... more
More than 1 000 primary school pupils in Belhar, Western Cape, are receiving regular meals from the newly-built onsite kitchen constructed using 12 000 Constantia Travertine variation face bricks... more
Earthy face brick – inside and out - is the standout feature of a modern holiday home on the Free State side of the Vaal River designed by Johannesburg-based Thorsten Deckler of 26’10 South... more
A mutually beneficial partnership between Corobrik and the Department of Public Works will result in the upskilling of 30 Western Cape residents, improving their future employment opportunities... more
Mirroring I-CAT Environmental Solutions’ principles of ecological sustainability, its flagship Pretoria-based building was constructed using only environmentally-aligned products, among them,... more
Clay brick construction is increasingly being recognised as a vital component of green building in the ongoing quest to find solutions that eliminate or meaningfully reduce adverse impacts of... more
Corobrik’s face brick range was carefully selected as the ideal product for the construction of the Thengwe Secondary School maths centre in Mutale, Limpopo - a creative structure designed to inspire... more
Corobrik’s dedication to improving the lives of disadvantaged community members through training programmes continues to grow with the implementation of a nine-week bricklayer course. Some 12... more
The Clay Brick Association of South Africa congratulates developer Ron Henderson of Brydens Commercial Properties and Architects Bromag on their innovative and eye-catching solution to energy and... more
CBA President Musa Shangase talks on Building Jo’burg on radio station MixFM, and Jo’burg Aficionado Dave Gurney chats about magnificent facebrick buildings around Jo’burg, specifically the Sandton... more
The inclusion of Corobrik’s face brick and pavers in the construction of Louwville High School in the Western Cape was the perfect finish to the striking development which now makes up a vital part... more
80 years on for EP Brick Brick by brick, Nelson Mandela Bay’s Martin family have been hard at work building one of Port Elizabeth’s longest-standing family businesses into the solid manufacturing... more
Waters Edge is an urban-based development comprising a new residential apartment building looking towards Intaka Island, an E-parking structure that is positioned as a buffer building to Canal Walk,... 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
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
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
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
The close proximity of the Ocon Brick manufacturing plant at Three Rivers in Meyerton made the company a natural choice for Socrasync Civil Construction to source the three million clay stock bricks... more
Afrikaans Hoër Seunskool in Pretoria – affectionately known as Affies – recently launched its new music centre, an architectural gem that strikes a high note for the 96 year old high school that was... more

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