Martin Marietta and several of its operations were recently honored by the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) for excellence in the areas of safety, environmental stewardship and community involvement.
As a company, Martin Marietta won bronze-level recognition for the second consecutive year in the Sterling Safety Award’s large quarry category. Created in 1994, the Sterling Safety Award recognizes companies with the lowest total incidence rates for the previous year in their category.
In the Safety Excellence Awards competition, Kentucky Avenue Mine in Indianapolis was honored with a gold-level award in the large quarry category. Davis Quarry in Oklahoma took silver-level honors.
The Kentucky Avenue Mine team.
In the medium quarry category, Dubois Quarry in Nebraska received gold recognition, while Kings Mountain Quarry in North Carolina won a bronze award.
The Dubois Quarry team.
Created in 1987, the Safety Excellence Awards recognize operations that go the longest without a reportable injury in their size category. Data is provided by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
In the Environmental Excellence Awards competition, Mallard Creek Quarry in North Carolina was honored with a gold award. Burlington Quarry in North Carolina took silver status with bronze-level recognition going to Onslow Quarry, American Stone, Statesville Quarry and Bakers Quarry in North Carolina, and Perry Quarry in Florida.
Created in 1992, the Environmental Excellence Awards recognize aggregate producers that meet or exceed technical, environmental and regulatory requirements.
In the Excellence in Community Relations competition, five Martin Marietta sites received bronze-level awards: Parkville and Stamper mines in Missouri, Taft Hill Sand & Gravel in Colorado, and Mill Creek and Davis quarries in Oklahoma.
Created in 1989, the Community Relations awards recognize community involvement and support activities that enhance the public’s perception of the aggregates industry in general and the public image of the operation in particular.
Gold-level winners in all categories were honored at the NSSGA’s Annual Convention in Baltimore in March.