Category Archives: Concrete Industry

Concrete is Cool!

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Concrete masonry has evolved into a functional and beautiful building material that gives designers the artistic flexibility to create strikingly beautiful single and multi-family residences, office buildings, warehouses, municipal buildings, manufacturing facilities, learning institutions, hospitals and much more. Concrete masonry […]

Cape Brick Continues to Reduce their Carbon Footprint

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As part of Cape Brick‘s ongoing quest to reduce their carbon footprint and to maintain their status as the leader of environmentally friendly bricks, they have now used an innovative insulation system to help in the curing process of their […]

Why GreenLock Products?

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With the ever increasing development in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors as well as maintaining and extending the Municipal and National road infrastructure, the problem to address effective and cost efficient soil retaining, soil erosion, water control / management and soil […]

Building a Better Environment

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A better environment can only be created through the promotion of sustainable development. This means specifying and using building products that are energy efficient and completely recyclable themselves. WHEN IS A MASONRY PRODUCT ENERGY EFFICIENT? There are two requirements to […]

Benefits of recycled concrete not fully realised

Cape Brick recycled the rubble from the Athlone Cooling Towers and manufactrued new bricks and blocks

The many benefits of using recycled concrete as a construction material are generally overlooked and not by any means fully utilised in South Africa, says Bryan Perrie, MD of The Concrete Institute. Perrie says the use of recycled concrete could […]

Does recycled aggregates affect quality?

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How does using recycled aggregates to make your bricks affect the product quality?Using recycled aggregates actually improves the final compressive strengths of our products, due to the improved qualities of the recycled aggregates when compared to quarried aggregates (unspecified dust as […]

New Technology Improves Efficiency on Tried-and-trusted Equipment

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Cape Brick remains the longest-running manufacturer of the most energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly quality concrete masonry products in the Western Cape, through its commitment to customer service excellence and constant product innovation. A major contributing factor to this ongoing success is maintaining long-standing […]