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Unfired clay bricks were first used in Mesopotamia around the third millennium BC.

Mandela’s legacy was evident at the KwaZulu-Natal based Isnembe Secondary School on Thursday, 18 July as community members, school and Department of Education representatives, as well as generous...view more

The CBA’s marketing role is to expand the market for clay brick through education, information and inspiration.

Book an Advert in The Voice

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 the back cover, and inside front and back cover to cover our print costs.

Complete the form below to secure your advertising space in the next edition. Only paid-up CBA members are eligible to book an advertisement, profile or news article.

Terms & Conditions

  • Payment within 30 days of publication.
  • Clients are required to provide appropriate advertising artwork, photographs and editorial by the deadlines specified.
  • Adverts and editorials not supplied by the deadline will be transferred to the next available issue.
  • Cancellation deadline: 2 weeks before printing.
  • An advertisement is pre-designed by your advertising agency. The client must supply PDF 300DPI artwork by the deadline.
  • A profile includes a company description, news, projects and photographs and is equivalent in size to a half page advert. The client must supply around 500 words and up to 2 photographs by the deadline.
  • Industry and project news is FREE for all CBA Members! Articles must be if interest to CBA Members and placement in a specific issue is not guaranteed. News stories are 300-500 words, and can have one photos (not a logo). The editor's decision on final on the inclusion of news stories, photographs and final wording adjustments.
Advert Artwork Specification Cost
Full page A4 210mm wide x 297mm high with 3mm bleed all around R9 950
Half page vertical 92mm wide x 277mm high R4 950
Half page horizontal 190mm wide x 135mm high R4 990
Company Profile 500 words, one photograph and a logo. R4 950
Industry News Selected on merit (paid-up CBA Members only) Free


Design & Editorial Services

Any supplied articles will be proofread and edited free for consistency and language style.  If a profile or editorial must be re-written from an interview, brochure, presentation or old article, costs will be quoted.

  • Do you need assistance designing and creating advertising artwork? High quality logos and photographs are required, together with product/service information.  Pricing on design services ranges from R2 500 to R4 000 and is based on time required.
  • Do you need assistance writing your profile? High quality logos and photographs are required, together with product/service information. Pricing on editorial services ranges from R1 500 to R3 000 and is based on time required.


Prof Ora Joubert keynote speaker, incoming president of the SAIA KZN, Patrick Smith and Musa Shangase of Corobrik

Innovative architecture was celebrated at SAIA KZN Inauguration and Awards’ Ceremony in Durban on Saturday, 3 August 2019. It was a night of twin celebrations as the South African Institute for...view more

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 if your printed issue has not...view more

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 Building Design Group (GreenBDG)...view more

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 in 1906 the Italian engineer,...view more

Nico Mienie, managing director of Algoa Brick, has been recognised for his lifetime service to the clay brick industry. At the 2019 Award ceremony, CBA President Colin Meyer announced the 2019...view more


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