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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

National Building Granite Quarries Associations (NBGQA) Votes to Merge with the Natural Stone Institute

The National Building Granite Quarries Association (NBGQA) has voted to merge with the Natural Stone Institute (NSI) to further advance industry efforts to support quarry advocacy, sustainability, outreach to architects and designers, and continued efforts to promote the use of natural stone.

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2021 Stone Industry Education Returns to In-Person Events

The Natural Stone Institute and Stone World magazine are pleased to announce that the remaining events in the 2021 Stone Industry Education Series will take place in-person. Events are scheduled in five cities throughout the United States.

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Natural Stone Institute Completes 37th Home with Gary Sinise Foundation

The Natural Stone Institute has provided natural stone and fabrication services for its 37th home with the Gary Sinise Foundation through its R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program.

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2020 CEU Educator of the Year Awarded to Stone Panels International LLC

The Natural Stone Institute was proud to present the 2020 CEU Awards to participating members of the CEU Program at TISE in Las Vegas, NV on June 16, 2021.

Pinnacle Award

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