2023 Press Releases
- November 1, 2023
- Introducing the Silica & Slab Safety Certificate A Resource for Employee Safety Training
The Natural Stone Institute is proud to announce the newly-updated Silica & Slab Safety Certificate.
- October 17, 2023
- Natural Stone Institute Completes Two Homes with Gary Sinise Foundation
The Natural Stone Institute has provided natural stone and fabrication services for two homes with the Gary Sinise Foundation through its R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program.
- September 26, 2023
- Natural Stone Institute Holds Colorado Study Tour
Over 100 members attended NSI's annual study tour, which took place in western Colorado September 10-14.
- July 27, 2023
- Stone Industry Collaborates with CAL-OSHA on Worker Safety and Employee Silicosis Prevention
In July, CAL-OSHA took steps to further protect stone industry employees against the dangers of silicosis.
- May 3, 2023
- Natural Stone Institute Completes 47th Home with Gary Sinise Foundation
The Natural Stone Institute has provided natural stone and fabrication services for its 47th home with the Gary Sinise Foundation through its R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program.
- March 28, 2023
- Natural Stone Institute Announces Awards Call for Entries
The entry period for the Natural Stone Institute Awards Program is now open.
- March 8, 2023
- Polycor Earns First Natural Stone Sustainability Standard Certification Outside of North America
Polycor has earned its 12th certification to the Natural Stone Sustainability Standard (ANSI/NSI 373).
- February 28, 2023
- Stone Panels International LLC Named 2022 CEU Educator of the Year
Mike Day of Stone Panels International LLC accepted both awards on behalf of Stone Panels and Kayla Keenan.
- February 23, 2023
- Bernie Van Etten Receives Inaugural David Fell Spirit of Service Award
A new award was unveiled at the Natural Stone Institute’s annual Awards Ceremony at StonExpo. The David Fell Spirit of Service Award was presented to Bernie Van Etten of Murphy Marble Company.
- February 22, 2023
- Buddy Ontra Named 2022 Natural Stone Institute Person of the Year
The Natural Stone Institute’s Person of the Year award is presented annually to an individual who has provided extensive support to the association’s executive team.