The Clay Brick Association is committed to assist their member in keeping track of regulatory environment as it applies to the manufacture of clay brick in South Africa. This set of pages summarises... more
With rising energy costs for both electricity and fuels, and given that in the brick sector energy can account for between 40% and 60% of production costs, energy efficiency represents a significant... more
SWITCH Africa Green is a programme developed and funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in partnership with European Union delegations in... more
The brick making sector in South Africa currently emits roughly 2.2 million tCO2e per year (Sector Sustainability Report 2018). Monitoring and reporting must cover all industrial processes, including... more
Sekela Mpekula is a rising starin the small informal clay brick settlement in Queenstown in the Eastern Cape. Sekela is an accounting graduate born and raised in Queenstown. In 1998 her parents... more
Limpopo province — and particularly Thohoyandou in the Vhembe regional municipality — is well known for the quality of its clay and the manufacturing of clay bricks. The Switch team visited the... more
CBA president Hendrik van Dyk, and Executive Director Mariana Lamont each undertook road trips to different regions of South Africa to connect with our Members.
Hendrik Van Dyk - President
I had the... more
"Jerusalema" is a gospel-influenced song by South African DJ and record producer Master KG featuring South African vocalist Nomcebo. The song has become the sound of the pandemic for millions across... more
CBA Member Federale Stene has committed to a 20 000 sponsorship consignment of masonry bricks to the Recreational Hub for Nasaret Against Drugs and Alcohol (NADA) . The NADA Recreational Hub is aimed... more
South African brick makers are ramping up production in a Covid-19 protected, safe and orderly manner, in good time for the startup of the construction industry. Although brick production can have... more
Makana Brick in the Eastern Cape has invested in a solar microgrid to supplement and secure their power supply. The farm of photovoltaic (PV) panels is designed to produce 600 000 kW hours per annum... more
Construction industry suppliers are calling for government leaders to add construction to the list of essential businesses. According to a joint statement from the Clay Brick Association of Southern... more
In an effort to continually improve the sustainability performance of the clay brick sector in South Africa, business cases have been developed to assist clay brick makers to evaluate the feasibility... more
In a country where bricks have been virtually squeezed out of the market by concrete, a prominent businessman has recently re-opened a brick factory with his team. For the new start, they chose... more
The Clay Brick Association of South Africa is proud to be a founding member of a Leadership Forum under the auspices of The Minerals Council South Africa .
The Forum serve the needs of our members... more
Wayne Vaughan previously worked at Algoa Brick, Addo Brick & Claytile, he has experience as: Production Supervisor & Manager and Sorting Manager.
See his CV attached!
Corobrik ran a competition to find the best residential boundary wall built from their face bricks. The competition ran in the Gauteng area and homeowners were invited to submit photographs of their... more
Download 2019's last issue of our CBA Member's newsletter "The Voice". Print copies are curently being distributed to members - please contact the CBA if you don't receive your copies!
Thank you to... more
Algoa Brick has donated R50 000 for road paving to Khayalethu Youth Centre in Port Elizabeth. This hard-working organisation provides intervention programmes and alternative care for street children... more
CBA Executive Director Mariana Lamont shares this insightful leadership article from Harvard Business Review.
By the end of the year, our days are packed to the brim with holidays, family... more
Fundiswa Ndaba, Senior Policy Analyst: Public Affairs and Transformation at The Minerals Council reports on the Mining Charter 2018
MC2018 became effective on the 1 March 2019. Mining right holders... more
The Clay Brick Association has produced a user-friendly A4 leaflet for distribution to small-scale and informal sector clay brick production facilities. The factsheet outlines practical... more
For Mandela Day, Federale Stene assisted Petra Home-Based Care in Mhluzi, Middelburg. This worthy non-profit provide meals for the children as well as a safe space for them to do their homework.
As part of their Mandela Day Centennial 67 hours of service, staff from Algoa Brick once again partnered with Zwartkops Conservancy and the Department of Water and Sanitation at a clean-up of the... more