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The Benefits Of Building With Brick

Established in 2004, Cape Cement Products has been supplying quality cement products to various building companies and individuals throughout the Western Cape. We stand to benefit from diversifying and launching new products such as the CoroJem and PlasterJem which are not only competitive during initial construction but provide longer term benefits such as durability, low maintenance costs and lower energy consumption,” Meyer said.
The objective is to create a platform whereby single-use plastics may be transitioned into a supply stream for high-quality construction materials while providing a solution to two of the world´s most pressing issues: the recovery of waste plastics from the environment and the global housing deficit.



In his hoary anthropological account, Among Congo Cannibals (1913), the missionary John H. Weeks writes how following the death of a heirless leader from Ngombe Lutete, in southern DRC, he was buried with his property in a wood coffin in a vaulted and paved grave made of 3000 bricks.
Apollo Brick manufactures approximately 200 million bricks per annum using the traditional process of mining, clay beneficiation, extrusion, open air Cement Blocks drying and clamp burning, making the process susceptible to weather conditions and variations in the quality of the clay material being mined.

As paving specialists we use the latest innovation in paving design software for image generation in both brick pavers and simulated stone, we have the ability in making your patio, walkway, courtyard, pool surround, driveway, or entrance an attractive asset to your home.
Having partnered with the major brick manufacturing brands in South Africa, We are able to deliver affordable, high quality professional Clay Brick Paving projects to our private and commercial clients. Brakkefontein Clay Products (Pty) Ltd acquired the Gauteng company (Apollo Brick (Pty) Ltd), reuniting the two operations.
Try our Corobrik Brick and Paving Calculator for an accurate estimation of all the building materials you will need for a project. SANS 227:2007 and SANS 1 575:2007 classifies the South African National Standard for burnt (or fired) clay bricks and paving units.

Investigations undertaken by WSP Green by Design show that a clay brick building is the most sustainable way forward for house construction in South Africa. Led by the father-and-son team, At and Jaco Van Der Merwe, competent and trained staff are producing products of first class quality and the highest dependability.
With our SANAS approved Calibrated equipment on site, regular tests are performed for strength and durability (MPA) of the cement blocks and cement bricks. Prestressed Concrete Lintel Beam Making Machines are specially developed products, with which 60% steel material will be saved.
Paving with Clay Brick, Cement Pavers and Simulated Stone are available in a range of colours, shapes, and paving patterns that will accent the natural beauty of your property. In October 2009 we introduced our exciting new range of wet-cast paving products, featuring over 300 different modules in a wide variety of colours and textures.

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