Martin Marietta in the Community

Martin Marietta is committed to always acting responsibly while supporting the more than 400 communities our operations, employees and families call home. We're committed to building relationships and forming partnerships with our friends and neighbors, and invested in the strength of our neighborhoods and cities. These aren't just the places where we work, they're the places where we live. Their success is our success.

  • ‘We only get one chance to make a first impression’

    A companywide effort is underway to ensure every Martin Marietta operation greets its community warmly while meeting a newly established set of high aesthetic guidelines.

  • Pipeline project a boon for West Virginia communities

    Cutting through some of the roughest terrain in the United States, the Mountaineer Xpress Pipeline has brought far more than just cleaner fuel to the people of West Virginia.

  • An experience of discovery

    With support from Martin Marietta, including 11 tons of in-kind donations from 14 different quarries, the Earth Moves exhibit debuted at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, North Carolina, in summer 2019. The museum annually welcomes about 500,000 guests – most of them young children who are experiencing many elements of science for the first time.

  • 'We climb because they climbed'

    As Americans gathered this year to remember the 2,996 men, women and children lost during the Sept. 11 attacks, a Martin Marietta team in San Antonio participated in an event to honor the heroic actions of New York’s Bravest.

  • Company expands academic outreach by partnering with Shaw University

    In yet another move to support education and attract the young leaders needed to ensure the company’s future success, Martin Marietta has entered into a partnership with Shaw University, a historically Black university in Raleigh.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Corporate HR 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ‘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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.