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Habla Kilns wins 2017 UNAA Business Climate Action Award

Habla Kiln's successful application of clean, clay brick firing technology in an overseas setting has made it the inaugural winner of the 2017 UNAA  (United Nations Association of Australia) Business Climate Action Award. 

Cutting CO2 emissions in brick-making

The successful conclusion of the in-depth research study is a significant achievement for the Energy Efficient Clay Brick (EECB) Project, a CBA initiative funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and implemented in South Africa by Swisscontact.

Members and guests visit the recently completed Habla Kiln in SA

5 CBA members and guests to see his recently completed Habla Kiln in action. The energy-efficient Habla Zig-Zag Kiln (HZZK) is the first in South Africa. 

Colombians impressed by Innovative SA Brick Makers

The mission began in Port Elizabeth and ended in Pretoria, where the Colombian delegation was able to visit Algoa Brick, Rheebok Brick, Worcester Brick (Habla Zig-Zag Kiln), Apollo Brick and Rosema Brick.  

Habla Presents at South African Clay Brick Association AGM

Habla Kilns presents at the Clay Brick Associations Annual General Meeting in George, South Africa.

South African Construction Completion

Habla Zig-Zag Kilns recently completed construction of the first Habla Kiln in South Africa

Habla Kiln Construction South Africa

The Habla Team commenced construction of the energy efficient Habla Zig-Zag Kiln, in South Africa's Western Cape, early October 2015. The Habla Kilns construction is well underway and scheduled for completion early 2016.

Habla Team Visits Worcester, South Africa

On the 7th September 2015, the Habla Team commenced a week long work shop in Worcester, South Africa. HZZKI met with the team from Worcester Bakstene brick company and members of Swisscontact and their Energy Efficient Clay Brick Project (EECB).