Stewart Materials Invests in Florida Aquaculture Research | Donates Sand to Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
February 15, 2021
Stewart Materials today announced it has successfully supplied seven tons of materials to Florida Atlantic University’s (‘FAU”) Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Researchers from FAU recently completed a 10-week study to determine the optimal growing conditions of sea asparagus, saltwort, and sea purslane—three species of sea vegetables being grown in Stewart Materials-supplied sand as a potential crop for human consumption….
October 26, 2020
Excerpted from nbc-2.com
By Taylor Crehan
The 2020 Beach Renourishment Project is slated to start in early November.
According to county officials, commissioners approved Earth Tech Enterprises, Inc. to place sand on Naples Beach from Doctors Pass to close to Lowdermilk Park.
January 3, 2020
TCPalm did a great job capturing the progress of the shoreline and dune restoration work underway in Indian River County. We’re thankful to be working with Rio-Bak Corporation to add sand to the eroded areas caused by hurricanes Matthew, Irma, and Dorian.
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December 5, 2019
The 2019 Beach Renourishment Project is wrapping up ahead of schedule. Dump trucks have completed the mission of hauling sand from Stewart Mine in Immokalee to a 2.4 mile-stretch of Collier County beach extending from Park Shore South to Clam Pass.
Crews are in the process of completing some shaping and grading of sand on some areas of the beach and final surveys will be needed before all the equipment will be removed from the project area….
October 7, 2019
The Beach Renourishment Project will replenish the sand on Park Shore, North Park Shore and Clam pass beaches in Naples by 2020. North Gulfshore Access closed Monday and Horizon access will close Saturday.
Mary Lundberg owns a condo near Horizon and walks there everyday. She said she’s lucky this beach is closing for the county to replenish it with sand, rather than respond to red tide….
November 17, 2017
We’re grateful to the City of Fellsmere for the opportunity to safely and responsibly enhance its beaches and roadways for future generations. Together, we thrive.
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June 2, 2017
Stewart Materials announced it has donated beach sand to The City of Fort Myers for a new four-court volleyball complex. The courts are located in downtown Fort Myers at 2277 Grand Ave. “We are happy to support the City of Fort Myers as it adds environmentally-friendly, activity amenities for use by its residents and visitors,” said Stewart Materials Founder &…
November 16, 2016
Stewart Materials has successfully supplied custom beach sand to the Town of Longboat Key for the final phase of a beach renourishment project. Stewart Materials Founder Nick Stewart commented, “With every successful project, the SMI team proves inland sourced custom beach sand is an economically efficient, environmentally and functionally superior alternative to traditional, available offshore sources.”
Key to SMI’s success in supplying materials to beaches on Florida’s east and west coasts is its process-controlled method, which allows SMI to consistently meet material specifications for color and grain size….
September 1, 2016
Stewart Materials announced it has successfully supplied baseball field replenishment materials to the Indian River County Cal Ripken-Babe Ruth Little League. Top dressing and shell hash were donated to repair low areas and holes in the outfield and replenish the warning track at Thompson Rotary and Michael fields in Vero Beach, Florida.
July 21, 2016
Florida’s recognized specialist supplier for large-scale, complex beach renourishment projects, Stewart Materials, Inc., (SMI), today announced it has successfully supplied custom beach sand to the Town of Longboat Key, Florida. Begun in April of this year and slated for a late September finish, the critical beach renourishment project concluded two-months ahead of schedule….