Category Archives: recycled crushed aggregate

Does recycled aggregates affect quality?


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 […]

Cape Construction Expo

Cape Construction Expo

#CapeBrick – Cape Town News:  13 to 14 August 2014 at CTICC The #CapeConstructionExpo is a forum that covers the entire value chain and targets small, medium and large enterprises.   Now in its second year, the Cape Construction Expo […]



#CapeBrick  – Building a better environment by manufacturing products out of recycled construction and demolition materials.  Cape Brick manufactures concrete masonry units with possibly the lowest embodied energy of any masonry product available in the Western Cape today. In fact, our products contain an average […]

Think Bricks and Think Green!


Some thoughts from Cape Brick on thinking green in the choice of building materials. With thanks to Jaco Gildenhuys, #CapeBrick Sales Manager Whilst most conversations around going ‘green’ in the building trade refer to electricity usage, water saving and the design […]

Clay bricks – energy saving? Compared to what?


There’s no debate, but we’d love to have to one! If you are interested in an energy efficient building blocks, use ‘recycled crushed aggregate’. Energy Saving: Building a typical residential house, using 40,000 Recycled Crushed Aggregate bricks would result in […]