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.

Proudly South African

South Africans often underestimate our local level of skills, technology and innovation. In many fields – especially engineering - South Africa leads the world. There are certain products where mega-... more
“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
The suburb of Sandton, often referred to as the ‘richest square mile in Africa’, continues to attract commercial and residential developments such as Central Square, a multi-billion rand mixed-use... more
The Vaal Mall, which originally opened nine years ago, recently underwent a R420 million upgrade. The second phase expansion of the Vaal Mall created an additional 50,000 square meters to the centre... more
More than 700 deserving families are set to receive secure housing in the regenerated Pretoria Central Business District with the completion of the R265m Thembelihle Village next year. Corobrik... more
Residents in the North West town of Marikana, situated just east of Rustenburg, welcomed the donation of much needed housing earlier this year.  
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
Made of clay and shale, the final composition of clay brick includes the four natural elements, i.e., earth, wind, fire and water. Clay bricks contain no pollutants or allergens and are resistant to... more
The Clay Brick Association of South Africa serves its Members by expanding awareness, knowledge and support for clay brick masonry. “Our goal is to ensure that local property owners achieve long life... more
Bold use of face brick colours contrast in a striking architectural design have resulted in an eye-catching school building servicing the Railton community in Swellendam, Western Cape. The R45-... more
Traditional mud brick rondavels can be easily and affordably upgraded to increase thermal efficiency and aesthetics with the addition of a face brick “skin”.  Architect and lecturer, Mthembeni Mkhize... 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
We present evidence that MIBT’s claim that their prefabricated panels have a “better thermal rating than clay brick” is substantively false. It is not only contradictory to Agrément SA findings but... more
Our aim is to grow ClayBrick into one of the strongest and most credible organisations in the industry, with all members standing together and working towards one goal and purpose ~ For Good; for the... more
The Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu, MP, hosted the National Human Settlements Indaba and Exhibition on 16-17 October 2014 at Sandton Convention Centre. The Clay Brick Association not... more
Makana Brick Bricklaying School is funded by Makana Brick and run by the East Cape Training Centre, the training facility is based at the factory's premises. 

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