Cape Brick has a new Production Facility

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Cape Brick started production at their new production facility in Blackheath yesterday. This will increase their production capacity by about 50% – just in time for the summer silly season which normally hits around September. The new production facility will greatly enhance their price competitiveness […]

Cape Brick makes a difference

Mandela day 2014 - 2

Cape Town’s block and brick company, Cape Brick has made a difference by helping 67 lives for Mandela Day. For Mandela day they have donated 67 blankets to the Goedgedacht Trust who have distributed them to their beneficiaries. Goedgedacht Trust, established in 1993, is […]

Expect new disasters, builders’ body says


A CONSTRUCTION industry survey has highlighted a dire skills shortage in the building and construction sector, casting doubt on South Africa’s ability to harness the necessary skills for its much-vaunted R4-trillion infrastructure programme over the next 15 years. Master Builders […]

Bricks that hold Beer

Heineken brick bottle

Upcycling is a 21st century term, coined by Cradle to Cradle authors William McDonough and Michael Braungart, but the idea of turning waste into useful products came to life brilliantly in 1963 with the Heineken WOBO (world bottle). Envisioned by beer brewer […]

Cape Construction Expo


The Cape Construction Expo is the only opportunity to meet the entire Western Cape building and construction industry. The expo will take place on the 13th – 14th August 2014 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The expo is the […]