1. Brick Making

1. The first thing you need to know before you start your own brick making business , is that you have to know the process of making Bricks. Click here to see the step by step guide of making Bricks

2. Writing a Business Plan

It is very important to have a business plan for your brick making business, your business plan should include your strategic focus, a marketing plan, operations plan, staffing plan and a financial plan. A business plan helps to clarify objectives and spells out what you want to achieve in your business. to find out how to write a brick making business plan click here

Brick making Business plan Download 

3. Equipment needed to start a Brick Making Business

First thing first:

You will need a Brick Making Machine: Brick Making Machines prices starts at around R2300.

Types of Brick Making Machines

1. Maxi Brick Machine 5 per Drop . The Price is R2500


5. Maxi brick Machine 10 per drop. R 10 000

Brick making machine price list

Other equipments

You wil also need the following:

  • A 65 litre builder’s wheelbarrow: cashbuild: their whellbarrows starts at R329
  • A spade.: cashbuild: their Spades starts at R120
  • A strong water bucket.
  • Plaster sheets (such as clean dpc sheets).
  • A sieve (this can be a strong piece of galvanised wire mesh with holes about 5mm square so the tip of your little finger can go through).

What Materials Do I Need?

  1. PPC SUREBUILD Cement 42,5 N is ideal for small scale cement brick/block manufacture. PPC SUREBUILD 42,5 N complies with SANS 50197-1. PPC SUREBUILD Cement 42,5 N with extra strength makes more concrete than regular general purpose cements.
  2. Clean river sand.
  3. Clean water – if you can drink it, it is suitable for brick/block making.

Click here to see the step by step guide of making Bricks

Choosing your brick making site

You have to choose a site that is close to your customers, and that is also close to your suppliers. The location has to have a leveled surface. and also the site has to be big enough to make and cure the amount of cement bricks/blocks you want to produce.


We have Electric and Manual machines.

hollow block machines click here .

maxi brick machines click here.

stock brick making machines click here.

6 thoughts on “Starting a Brick Making Business

  1. thank you for valuable information. please send me pictures of machines you sell. send me all necessary information about brick making. I am an amateur but am determined to do the business. thank you.

  2. Morning, I am interested to start a brick making business. Please always provide me with the latest technology in this field.

    Keep me updated on all trends and developments in this field.


  3. Hi,
    Thank you for the valuable tips.

    I am residing in Kuruman NC, and have been making bricks for 18 months now, but I need the bigger Maxi brick 5 top drop electrical machine with a concrete mixer.


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