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.

Industry News

2 months ago
Unfired clay bricks were first used in Mesopotamia around the third millennium BC. Almost a third of the world's inhabitants live in houses made of... read more

3 months ago
Mandela’s legacy was evident at the KwaZulu-Natal based Isnembe Secondary School on Thursday, 18 July as community members, school and Department of... read more

3 months ago
The CBA’s marketing role is to expand the market for clay brick through education, information and inspiration. This is achieved by working together... read more

3 months ago
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... read more

3 months ago
Innovative architecture was celebrated at SAIA KZN Inauguration and Awards’ Ceremony in Durban on Saturday, 3 August 2019.  It was a night of twin... read more

3 months ago
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 admin@... read more

4 months ago
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... read more

4 months ago
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... read more

4 months ago
Nico Mienie, managing director of Algoa Brick, has been recognised for his lifetime service to the clay brick industry.  At the 2019 Award ceremony,... read more

4 months ago
The recent Quarterly Labour Force Survey published by Stats SA indicated a spike in unemployment with some 27.1% of the country’s employable... read more

5 months ago
By Tim Harford Presenter, 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy Bricks have been with us since the very dawn of civilisation. The oldest were found... read more

5 months ago
Thank you to all our sponsors, speakers & delegates! We were supported by 67 conference delegates, and a total of 112 people.  On behalf of the... read more

5 months ago
Sustainability Factsheet #04 Habla Zig Zag Kilns (HZZKs) offer an innovative and scalable kiln that is versatile and can be configured for either... read more

5 months ago
Sustainability Factsheet #04 Improving the efficiency of water usage and water conservation practices within the clay brick sector will significantly... read more

5 months ago
Sustainability Factsheet #03 “Dematerialization is the reduction of the total material and energy throughput of any product and service, and thus the... read more

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