July 13, 2015
July 07, 2015, Jupiter, Florida, U.S.A., Stewart Materials, Inc. announced it has supplied in excess of 2,000 tons of custom beach sand to Sandbox Volleyball and C to C Sand Volleyball Training for “The Sandbox”, a 9-court sand volleyball facility. The Sandbox is located at the Jungle Club, a full service family-fitness center in Vero Beach, Florida. Stewart Materials Chief Executive Officer Nick Stewart comments, “This was a unique project that again evidences the varied uses for our custom materials.”
June 17, 2015
June 15, 2015, Jupiter, Florida, U.S.A., Stewart Materials, LLC., today announced Fred (“Rudd”) Rudder Jones, Jr. has joined the company as Director of Development. Jones brings nearly 30 years of specialized engineering experience. Prior to joining Stewart Materials, Mr. Jones was the founding principal of an engineering consulting firm. Jones states, “I’m excited to apply my skills and knowledge in a company that is at the very leading edge of our industry.”
As Director of Development, Rudd Jones led Stewart Materials efforts at identifying and developing new material sources….
Stewart Materials Donates to South Florida National Parks Trust In Support of Everglades Education Program
May 30, 2015
…May 28, 2015, Jupiter, Florida, U.S.A., Stewart Materials, Inc., (SMI) has made an undisclosed donation to the South Florida National Parks Trust. The donation will support programs in four South Florida national parks including environmental education programs at Everglades National Park. The Everglades Environmental Education Program has been introducing South Florida school children to the Everglades through hands-on learning for more than 40 years.
Stewart Materials Named Best Environmental Solution Palm Beach and Collier Counties’ Beach Renourishment Projects Lauded
May 21, 2015
…May 20, 2015 Jupiter, Florida, U.S.A., Stewart Materials, Inc. (SMI) has been named Best Environmental Solution by Florida Weekly News Magazine in Palm Beach and Collier County. The distinction acknowledges Stewart Materials’ beach renourishment projects in both counties. Stewart Materials supplied 338,495 tons of sand for placement on the stretch of Jupiter Beach from just north of Jupiter Beach Resort to the southernmost tip of Carlin Park.
May 4, 2015
April 29, 2015, Jupiter, Florida, U.S.A., Stewart Materials, Inc., (SMI) today announced it has successfully supplied nearly 400,000 tons of custom beach sand for two projects in Palm Beach County. Widely acknowledged as the thought leader, supplying inland sourced beach sand for large beach renourishment projects; Stewart Materials supplied 338,495 tons of sand for placement on Jupiter Beach and 56,183 tons for Singer Island.
Stewart Materials Names Oniel Gardner Vice President Exploration, Quality Assurance & Operational Support
March 2, 2015
March 9, 2015, Jupiter, Florida, U.S.A., Stewart Materials, Inc. (SMI) today announced Oniel Gardner was recently named Vice President of Exploration, Quality Assurance and Operational Support. Oniel has served more than 15 years as Stewart Materials’ in-house Geologist and Chief Technical Officer. Gardner was tapped for the senior management post to reflect the evolving role he plays in shaping the future of one of the largest suppliers of inland sourced, process-controlled materials in the state of Florida.
March 1, 2015
March 2, 2015, Jupiter, Florida, U.S.A., Stewart Materials, Inc. (SMI) today announced its name change from Stewart Mining Industries to Stewart Materials. The name change comes as part of the first significant rebrand in the company’s more than 30-year history. In addition to changing the company name to accurately reflect its identity and function, the rebrand encompasses a new mission statement, logo, tagline, website and corporate collateral. The tagline: Responsibly Enhancing Florida Life. presents succinctly the company’s inland sourced materials’ impact on Florida’s nearly $70 billion annual tourism industry.
January 2, 2015
In early November, the Palm Beach County began hauling 200,000 cubic yards of sand for a beach renourishment project south of Jupiter Inlet. Approximately 120 truckloads of sand per day will travel from a mine in St. Lucie County via I-95 and Indiantown Road to a staging area in Carlin Park. The trucks will avoid hauling during the peak morning rush hour in order to minimize impacts on traffic.
December 8, 2014
The $2.7 million beach renourishment project on Naples beaches saw the taillights of the last sand delivery truck yesterday. The project was completed in 19 hauling days, exceeding the expectations of all concerned. The project had been anticipated to be completed by the Christmas holidays which are still a few weeks away.
November 12, 2014
Some popular Collier County beaches are getting a $2.7 million make-over. On Monday, trucks began hauling sand from Stewart Mine in Immokalee to three unloading stations at 17th Avenue South, 3rd Avenue North and Lowdermilk Park. The nearly 79-ton sand replacement project is in response to beach erosion caused by Tropical Storm Debbie, which hit the coast in late June of 2012. The funding for the project comes from FEMA.