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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.

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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.

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Chapters

Regionally positioned groups of 25 or more member companies who host education, site visits and networking events based in their geographic area. Join one or start your own.

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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

Natural Stone Institute Announces New Staff Member

The Natural Stone Institute is pleased to announce that Dacia Woodworth has joined the staff as Architect & Design Community Liaison and Special Projects Manager.

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New Technical Bulletin Available in Natural Stone Resource Library: Testing Frictional Properties of Natural Stone Walking Surfaces

A new technical document covering the testing of dynamic coefficient of friction (DCOF) of natural stone is now available in the Natural Stone Resource Library.

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Natural Stone Institute Announces 2018 Tucker Design Award Winners

The twelve winning projects of the 2018 Tucker Design Awards were honored during a ceremony at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts in San Antonio, TX on February 25. The recipient of the 2018 Bybee Prize, Carol R. Johnson, FASLA, was also celebrated during the ceremony.

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2018 Stone of the Year

Desert Beige Marble by Egymar International and International Marble Company has been chosen as the 2018 Natural Stone Institute Stone of the Year. The stone will be featured on 2018 member certificates, membership code of ethics, and association marketing materials throughout the year. 

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