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Building Products & Recreational Sand

Our Silica Lake Sand is used in a wide variety of building products and recreational applications. Our sand is mined, washed, floated to remove impurities, then dried and screened ready for customization to clients’ specifications. We leverage our superior blending capabilities and quality control procedures allowing us to deliver high quality and consistent sand between an AFS Grain fineness of 39-80. Our sand has successfully been used in the following applications:

Building Products

  • Fiberglass / Fiberglass Insulation
  • Roofing Shingles
  • Geothermal Heating and Cooling Grout
  • Cement Mortar
  • Colored Glass Manufacturing
  • Sand Blasting
  • Paint / Coatings Additive
  • Water Filtration


  • Volleyball Courts
  • Golf Course (Top Dressing, New Putting Green Construction, Bunker Sand)
  • Play Sand / Sand Box
  • Equestrian
  • Private Beaches

Available Shipments:
Bulk rail (114 tons) or truckload (50 or 25 tons)
Bagged in super sacks (3,000 pounds) bags or 50-pound bags

Quality & Service Since 1912

With Decades of Reserves to Serve Our Customers

Our core values help to set us apart.

At Nugent, we not only strive to provide our clients with consistent quality time and time again but also to treat others with respect on and off the job. Our core values are the bedrock of our long-term customer relationships.

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Careers at Nugent


We know that you demand consistency. Our rigorous, multi-step, computer-to-human testing processes ensure that we meet customer requirements each and every time.


We really do make promises we can keep. We’re honest, transparent, and committed to doing what’s best for our customers, employees, and community.


We work hard to ensure every interaction you have with our people, at every step, is the best it can be. Every grain of sand we provide follows a proven processs executed by highly-trained and experienced experts, all focused on meeting your requirements.

Community Impact

Nugent Sand makes it a point to help our local community in several ways. We’ve donated land to create a public park, we help local nonprofits with our time and treasure, and our process is environmentally friendly.


Main Plant/Office: 4912 Russell Road
Muskegon, MI 49445

Mailing Address: PO Box 1209
Muskegon, MI 49443-1209