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Community Impact

Nugent Sand makes it a point to help our local community. Below are just a few examples. You can also click here to see a list of community organizations that we support either financially or through volunteerism.

Lake sand mining creates beautiful inland lakes
Community Impact

Community Support

We take pride in supporting several organizations in our community either financially or through multiple volunteering efforts throughout the year. Below is a list of some of the organizations supported by Nugent Sand. (more…)
Don Kalisz
April 4, 2023
Nugent Sand donates land for public park
Community Impact

Nugent Sand Donates Land and Lakes to Public

From 1912 through 2017, Nugent Sand operated its mining operation, Plant #1, in Norton Shores, Michigan.  During that period, two (2) lakes were created from the mining operation “North Lake” and “South Lake”. Mining of the South Lake was completed in the late 1990’s and mining commenced on the North…
Don Kalisz
March 1, 2023
Community Impact

Positive Impact of Foundry Sand on Communities

Foundry sand is a by-product of the metal casting industry and is used as a molding material in the production of metal components. The use of foundry sand has become an increasingly popular method of recycling and reusing the material, resulting in a positive impact on the environment and community.…
February 28, 2023

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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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