Cape Brick Site Visit
We visit the site of Cape Brick, based in Cape Town.
Established in 1938, Cape Brick is the longest running manufacturer of quality concrete masonry in operation in the Cape. Their product range includes concrete bricks and blocks, as well as retaining wall blocks , decking blocks and a comprehensive range of wet-cast paving products. Their unique offering is a product made from recycled construction and demolition material, with arguably the lowest embodied energy and most environmentally friendly credentials available to the market. Cape Brick is green, and recycles up to 70,000 tons of concrete per year!
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Recycling concrete has limited application due to its limited strength application. However, it can be effectively recycled as bricks for usage in most modern buildings. Concrete.TV visited Cape Bricks to find out how it’s done.