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Brick Manufacturers & Members

South Africa benefits from a full appreciation of clay bricks

Clay brick is as intrinsic to humanity as cave paintings, music and language...view more

Christopher du Trevou (CBA President)

Join me in welcoming the ClayBrick Association's newly appointed president, Christopher du Trevou of Corobrik, who will be leading the industry with his passion and love for the Clay Brick...view more

Do you want to improve the energy efficiency of your clay brick production facility, but you don’t know how and where to get finance? Have a look at the Energy Efficiency Finance Guide.view more

South Africa has limited water resources. This fact sheet identifies practical ways to conserve water, and reviews alternative water sources to reduce dependence on the national water infrastructure.

President Cyril Ramaphosa at the official opening of Kwastina

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the keynote address at the official opening of Corobrik’s Kwastina brick manufacturing factory in Driefontein, Gauteng.The state-of-the-art factory forms part...view more

Celebrating Khoesan Heritage

Kwezi Futshane from the University of Cape Town (UCT) clinched the Most Innovative final-year landscape prize as part of the 2022 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards. His final year thesis...view more

Corobrik's R800m Kwastina factory in Driefontein

In a first for the South African market, Corobrik's new R800 million state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Kwastina will have the flexibility to produce small quantities of bespoke products...view more

The SADC Clay Brick Survey gathered intelligence and benchmarks on clay brick production across Southern Africa. With a deeper understanding of the industry and the relevant stakeholders in each country, we are better positioned to identify possible areas of intervention and support.

Recycling waste products by incorporating them into clay brick during production not only reduces waste, it can improve clay brick porosity, thermal conductivity and water absorption properties

Good second hand Disintegrator needed.

Contact: Leon at Bredasdorp Stene on 028 424 2130 (work) or leonjamneck@hotmail.comview more

We are clearly seeing an uptick in the use of face brick, which has been rediscovered by the construction industry and architectural profession as a creative, sustainable, long-lasting and durable...view more

Extrusion line

Claytile recently revamped its entire production process. This included the replacement of its tunnel kiln with a rotary kiln and the installation of variable speed drives in factory equipment....view more

Hydroseeding is a fast, cost effective and high-quality method for seeding vegetation, land rehabilitation and erosion control in clay quarries and surface mines.

Sawdust burner straddling an idle heavy furnace oil zone

In 2017, Algoa Brick’s Plant 2 tunnel kiln was upgraded add sawdust biomass capabilities. The Bernini oil-fired furnaces were supplemented with 4 new Bernini solid fuel zones firing on a hybrid...view more

economical

Economical & Practical

energy savings

Energy Efficient & Sustainable

value

Desirable & Stylish