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The Southern African Association for Energy Efficiency is delighted to announce that Swisscontact and the Clay Brick Association have partnered with the SAEE Convention that takes place 11-12...view more

L -> R: Gilbert Habla, the mayor Mrs Antoinette Steyn, Mrs Janie Habla, Nico Marais of Worcester Bricks, Peter Habla and Simone Marais of Worcester Bricks

On Thursday 4th September 2015, Worcester Bricks hosted guests from the clay brick sector and the local community to celebrate the launch of the first Habla Zig Zag Kiln to be constructed in South...view more

Habla Zig-Zag Kilns International (HZZKI) based in Australia visited South Africa the first week of May, assessing the South African market, potential opportunities and working out next steps for...view more

EECB Innovation Platform Workshop

The Energy Efficient Clay Brick (EECB) project hosted a one and a half day Innovation Platform Workshop in Hatfield, Pretoria, bringing a cross section of stakeholders from across the clay brick...view more

Swiss Ambassador inaugrates Langkloof EECB project

“This first VSBK in South Africa is possibly the most energy efficient brick firing plant in the world” affirmed His Excellency the Ambassador of Switzerland to South Africa, Mr Christian Meuwly,...view more

The project team at the Nova Brick model kiln

A few weeks ago, the project suffered a delay when a fan and motor burnt out. This problem has been resolved and the new components were installed in mid-November. The kiln was then tested, and...view more

Langkloof starts civils on VSBK Expansion

Langkloof Stene het amptelik op die 13de Mei 2013 begin met die siviele werk vir die uitbreiding van die volgende 18 VSBK skagte en vandag, die 16de Julie 2013 het ons die eerste beton gegiet vir...view more

THe Life Cycle Assessment Research study is officially signed and sealed by Nico Minie and Prof Karel Bakker with At Coetzee, Prof P Holm

On Friday 1st February 2013, ClayBrick.org and the University of Pretoria made history through the signing of the agreement to pursue the industry 'Life Cycle Assessment for Clay Brick Walling in...view more

Following requests from within the brick making community for more information on the Habla Zig-Zag kiln, The EECB project established communications with the Australian based team. Some early...view more

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