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SafetyResources

Over 100 safety courses plus manuals, videos and posters geared to assist our members with training new employees, navigating MSHA and OSHA inspections, mitigating Silica exposure and supplementing your own general safety awareness and education programs.

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TestingLab

Know your stone. Know your numbers. Members receive special pricing on all of our in house lab dimension stone test services. Launching a new stone? Test data more than 3 years old? Need project specific testing? Look no further than the Natural Stone Institute.

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Accreditation

Recognizing natural stone fabricators and commercial contractors that meet the industry's highest standards for operations, product knowledge, installation and reliability.

Accreditation

CEU Program

Our member speakers provide accurate continuing education on the benefits and use of natural stone to the major building and design professions including AIA, ASLA and GBCI.

CEU Program

Awards

Annually recognizing individuals, design professionals, and member companies who make exceptional contributions through their work within a global natural stone industry.

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Natural Stone University

Online portal of industry education including webinars, seminars, toolbox talks, and other courses. Transcripts and certificates of completion provided.

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Women in Stone

A system of resources to recruit, retain, and advance women in the stone industry, including mentorship, career path awareness, networking and education specific to women’s needs.

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Latest News

U.S. Stone Industries Earns Natural Stone Sustainability Standard Certification

U.S. Stone Industries in Herington, KS has earned certification to the Natural Stone Sustainability Standard (ANSI/NSI 373). The company has achieved Silver status for their fabrication facility, which processes limestone from raw blocks of stone into usable building materials.

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Natural Stone Institute Completes 44th Home with Gary Sinise Foundation

The Natural Stone Institute has provided natural stone and fabrication services for its 44th home with the Gary Sinise Foundation through its R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program.

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Natural Stone Institute Completes 43rd Home with Gary Sinise Foundation

The Natural Stone Institute has provided natural stone and fabrication services for its 43rd home with the Gary Sinise Foundation through its R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program.

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Natural Stone Institute Announces 2022 Tucker Design Award Recipients

The eight winning projects of the 2022 Tucker Design Awards were celebrated during a ceremony at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto on Wednesday, June 29.

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