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Leading brick manufacturer, Corobrik,  and the Ekurhuleni Municipality are working together on the renewal of Tembisa’s sidewalks, creating a pedestrian environment which will benefit all of Tembisa’s 463 000 citizens. This follows recognition by the South African government in 2011 that there was an urgent need to address the revitalisation…

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A firewall constructed of Corobrik's clay face bricks recently protected a warehouse from being consumed by a devastating industrial fire. In the early hours of 26 March, a fire broke out at the Sun Oil warehouse in Mobeni, south of Durban. The fire, which lasted about six hours, threatened to…

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Ancient as it may be, concrete remains one of the most utilised materials in the world, even in today’s society where technology is moving at a very fast pace. With its track-record as one of the most reliable building materials, concrete has evolved into a product with a wide range…

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While 2014 was characterised by a slowdown in global economic growth, the V&A Waterfront has continued to buck the downward cycle with strong growth. Recently, the business announced their retail results for 2014, which showed an impressive 19% year on year growth, when comparing 2014 to 2013. The V&A recently…

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In July last year Corobrik appointed Musa Shangase as national commercial manager and he became commercial director in January 2014. Shangase is specifically tasked with extending Corobrik's reputation and influence in the public sector to achieve preferred status as a reliable supplier of superior quality clay and concrete masonry materials.…

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Anyone in the Ballito area looking to build, extend or renovate – whether it be a home, warehouses or offices - will soon have access to hands-on building expertise and a range of quality bricks and paving with the opening of the Corobrik Ballito Centre in October. The open-plan building…

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The Western Cape Minister of Finance Dr Ivan Meyer together with the Head of Urban and Rural Development from the Supreme Building Authority in the Bavarian State Ministry in Germany, Mr Stephan Linter, recently opened Bavaria’s “Energy-efficient Design and Construction Exhibition” in Cape Town. The exhibition which was designed as…

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CHRYSO Southern Africa has launched a new, environmentally-friendly brushable surface retarder to further expand its range of sustainable construction products. CHRYSO®Deco Brush is a water-based, emulsified surface retarder that eliminates most of the harmful effects on the environment of traditional methods of achieving exposed aggregate concrete.

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