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  • From Open Pit to Open Space

    An Ohio District reclamation project that has successfully transitioned an open-pit limestone quarry to a sprawling open space has been recognized nationally by the Interstate Mining Compact Commission (IMCC).

  • A Generational Investment

    With eyes focused on one of the fastest-growing metros in the United States, Martin Marietta is modernizing its Bridgeport-Chico facility.

  • Heroes Make Martin Marietta

    As a U.S. Marine, Master Sergeant Tony Perez spent the bulk of his 24 years of service concerned with bullets, Band-Aids and beans. Now retired from the military, he intends to spend the next phase of his career using his logistical skills for another cause: safety.

  • High-Quality and Professional

    Martin Marietta works with a variety of customers across the country, but when we get to work with people who truly share our values, that’s when the results are most amazing.

  • Staying Engaged

    No matter where the work takes them – the plant where the concrete is made, the increasingly dense roads of metro Denver, or the ever-changing jobsites where concrete is poured in a variety of conditions – the 16-member team prioritizes safety. Recently the group celebrated eight years without a safety incident.

  • Asphalt and Paving Project Wins Quality in Construction Award

    The Southern Asphalt and Paving team recently earned the National Asphalt Paving Association’s (NAPA) 2020 Quality in Construction Award for its work on the Colorado Department of Transportation’s U.S. Highway 24 project.

  • Salisbury Shop Helps More than 80 Local Families

    A collection effort at the Salisbury Shop allowed the team to provide much-needed aid to 87 food-insecure families in North Carolina this past holiday season.

  • Ohio and Michigan Teams Bring Comfort to the Holiday Season

    Magnesia Specialties teams in Woodville, Ohio, and Manistee, Michigan, went to great lengths over the holidays to bring aid to their local communities.

  • Listening, Discussing, and Getting After it

    The 43 staff members at Salisbury Shop recently marked three years of work without a reportable incident. An impressive milestone for the central North Carolina operation, team members say the achievement’s impact elsewhere in the company is also worth celebrating.

  • Corporate Human Resources Team Lends a Virtual Hand to Nonprofit Women’s Organization

    Martin Marietta began a relationship with Dress for Success in early 2020 when plans were made to hold an in-person service event for about 25 members of the Corporate Human Resources team. Then, COVID-19 happened.

  • A ‘Huge Financial Lift’

    Jordan Racey and his brother, Tyler Racey, are both former Martin Marietta scholars. Years after graduating, both men reflected upon the impact the scholarship has had on their lives.

  • The Pinnacle of Safety

    Martin Marietta's Chattanooga Quarry recently won the National Mining Association's Sentinels of Safety Award, one of the industry's most prestigious honors.

  • Texas Ready Mix Teams Earn Top Industry Environmental Honors

    Martin Marietta’s Richardson and San Marcos ready mix plants each won industry-wide recognition recently with Richardson earning an award from the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) and San Marcos earning an award from the Texas Aggregates and Concrete Association (TACA).

  • A 2020 First Worth Celebrating

    Led by Plant Manager Todd Bouquin, the team at Lemon Springs Quarry has become the first to earn back-to-back Martin Marietta Diamond Elite Awards.

  • More Than Just a Materials Supplier

    After two years of construction, the Lauridsen Skatepark nestled along the Des Moines River will be ready for nollies, ollies, kickflips and madollies by this coming fall. Built in part with materials from Ames Mine and Saylorville Sand, it will feature 88,000 square feet of skateable surface – enough to make it the largest skatepark in the United States.

  • Why I Work Safely Campaign Continues to Grow

    Martin Marietta's Why I Work Safely campaign continues to grow and attract more employees wanting to tell their story.

  • Latest Acquisition Opens New Doors in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex

    Martin Marietta completed its latest acquisition in August, closing a deal to add a sand and gravel operation, five ready mix plants and 150 employees to its operations in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex (DFW).

  • ‘We Really Wanted to be Part of This’

    By the time the journey peaks, you’re scraping the sky at more than 14,000 feet. Millions have taken the ride since the first trek in 1891. Now, ballast from Parkdale Quarry will help ensure millions more have the same opportunity.

  • Employees Open Pantries and Wallets as Pandemic Continues

    At least three Martin Marietta teams collected hundreds of pounds of food and thousands of dollars for various nonprofit organizations working to end hunger.

  • Into the Great New Normal

    This year's eight Martin Marietta Scholarship winners were overachievers before the pandemic and, undeterred, are moving on to college intent on continuing their success.

  • Magnesia Chemicals Employees Lead Big Day of Serving in Michigan

    Magnesia Specialties' Kris Kacynski and Brett Ballard partnered with 10 other service-minded business leaders in the area to organize the Manistee County Big Day of Serving, an annual event that strengthens bonds between local businesses while offering aid to those in need.

  • Building Relationships on Rock

    Some projects require big money and the construction of massive structures that drive economies. Others are focused on modest architecture specially designed to bring people together safely. Then there are the projects with zero budget but plenty of heart. These projects are often the most rewarding.

  • The Passing of the Keys

    Senior Clerk Joel Tichy may have trained Lisa Tichy in the final weeks of his 25-year tenure with the company, but he had spent decades before that making sure she would succeed in whatever work she pursued.

  • Poteet Crew’s Milestone Just One More Stop on Safety Journey

    The list of adjectives company leaders have used to describe the Poteet Sand Plant team is expansive, but as crew members pause to celebrate their accomplishment of reaching 500,000 hours without a reportable injury and continuing their journey to 1 million hours and beyond, their new leader has a few more adjectives he’d like to add.

  • Midlothian, Hunter Teams Among Those Leading Pandemic Relief Efforts

    From money for hot meals in North Carolina to N-95 face masks for doctors and nurses in Iowa, Martin Marietta is opening its collective heart to meet the challenges of COVID-19.

  • COVID-19 update

    Martin Marietta remains open for business and is ready to meet your product and service needs

  • Martin Marietta holds biennial underground mine safety conference

    Martin Marietta’s underground mine community came together recently for two days of learning, networking and sharing of best practices.

  • Iowa team helps local nonprofit feed hungry

    Seventeen employees from the Des Moines and Alden districts gathered to give back to their community in early March while helping those most in need.

  • Good for business, great for Mother Earth

    A new system at the Midlothian Cement Plant is using millions of discarded tires from Texas landfills and turning them into a viable alternative fuel source.

  • Texas teams share sustainable practices during meeting with Mexican officials

    A company site in San Antonio recently served as the backdrop for a gathering of officials intent on furthering sustainable business practices along the United States’ border with Mexico.

  • Company partnership with ‘Heroes’ aids veterans, helps recruiting efforts

    Martin Marietta has spent the past several months hosting Heroes MAKE America groups at quarries in North Carolina and Texas.

  • Company support for Why Risk It? Just Click It! campaign to continue in 2020

    An NSSGA creation, Why Risk It? Just Click It! aims to educate miners about the life-saving impact seat belts can have – on the road, but more specifically in the quarry.

  • Annual luncheon celebrates Martin Marietta’s culture

    In Greensboro, North Carolina, an ever growing group of former Martin Marietta employees gathers annually to celebrate each other and the culture they helped create.

  • ‘We strive to be one’

    Chairman and CEO Ward Nye described 2019 as a record year for Martin Marietta. During the holidays, teams across the company shared their good fortune with their communities.

  • Bridgeport/Chico teams rename charitable initiative to honor co-worker’s memory

    A charitable effort that has brought comfort to senior citizens in the Bridgeport, Texas, community for the past few years has been renamed in memory of Janice Hamner, a longtime Martin Marietta employee who passed away in November.

  • Martin Marietta named to Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work list

    Martin Marietta ranked 25th in Dallas Morning News’ Top 100 Places to work list.

  • ‘A great benefit’

    A new companywide training program to drive safety culture is set to begin rolling out in 2020.

  • Cycling for a cause

    Scores of company employees in North Carolina recently made it a priority to give back to their communities through a pair of unique cycling events.

  • Texas team warms a community with Martin Marietta Stew

    It took 30 pounds of beef, 15 pounds of potatoes, 8 pounds of onions and 15 hours to prepare.

  • Front-Line Leader Institute concludes successful 2019 campaign

    It was the first time the company had organized the three-part series in several years and by all accounts, this year’s Front-Line Leader Institute was a raging success.

  • Dallas Rail Team earns the BNSF Stickler for Safety Award

    Various infrastructure improvements, enhanced communication and a continued focus on safety earned the Dallas Rail Team’s BNSF Stickler for Safety Award.

  • Charlotte Quarry managers step down after combined century of service

    Charlotte Quarry Plant Manager Mike Hamrick and Office Manager Jerry Moss recently retired on the same day after each man reached 50 years of service with Martin Marietta.

  • Food drives bring aid, comfort to needy across Texas

    A pair of Martin Marietta district teams again reached deep into their hearts this summer to bring aid to hungry men, women and children across Texas.

  • Georgia Teams Sponsor Hot Air Balloon Fundraiser

    Cumming Quarry and the North Georgia District Office recently served as event sponsors of the Fly High for Parks event in Cumming, Georgia.

  • Texas cement team celebrates 1.5 million hours of safety

    The team at Martin Marietta's Midlothian Cement Plant recently celebrated 1.5 million employee hours without a lost-time incident.

  • Magnesia Specialties' Ohio operation forms Emergency Response Team

    18 Magnesia Specialties employees in Woodville, Ohio, recently participated in a three-day workshop to learn high-angle rescue.

  • Safety manager stops to remember first responders

    Southeast Safety Manager Allen Owen represented Martin Marietta during a Sept. 11 remembrance service in Alabama.

  • Construction begins on Martin Marietta Park

    Officials in New Bern, North Carolina, broke ground June 20 on Phase I of Martin Marietta Park, a nearly 900-acre open space that once was home to New Bern Quarry.

  • Going out on a high note

    Donnie Barger became well known across Martin Marietta. When he retired after 46 years of service, his friends and family let him know just how they felt about him.

  • Company golf tournaments raise money for numerous children's charities

    Martin Marietta employees hit the links hard this past spring, bringing with them vendors, customers and others with a shared goal of aiding those in need.

  • Bahama Rock employee's weight loss sparks team health initiative

    Sanadia Smith was overweight, run down and unhappy until she made serious changes to her lifestyle. When her co-workers noticed, they wanted to know her secrets.

  • General manager recognized for work in Colorado

    General Manager Oliver Brooks was named the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association's Promoter of the year in the Buildings category.

  • Martin Marietta welcomes largest intern class

    Martin Marietta's Summer Intern Conference kicked off in Raleigh in July, bringing together the largest class of interns the company has ever known.

  • The Martin way

    The team at the Maryland District's Medford Quarry recently celebrated 42 years of working without a lost-time incident.

  • 8 Martin Marietta scholars start college off on the right foot

    Martin Marietta awarded eight partial college scholarships in 2019, providing thousands of dollars in tuition assistance for children of company employees.

  • Area 30 interns sign with Cloverdale Quarry

    A pair of eager Area 30 interns from Indiana recently signed on to spend their senior year of high school working at Martin Marietta's Cloverdale Quarry.

  • Hunter Cement earns national safety award

    The team at the Hunter Cement Plant in Texas was recently presented with the Portland Cement Association’s 2019 Chairman’s Safety Performance Award.

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