COO of New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. resigns

James W. Van Buren has left his post as executive VP and CEO of New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. Effective July 18, 2013, Van Buren is officially free to pursue other opportunities, though he will remain on the board of directors.

"I am proud of our accomplishments over my tenure, as we have built one of the finest and most recognizable franchises in the quarry, traffic safety and construction industry," said Van Buren. “I am sincerely grateful for the support I’ve received from the Board of Directors, our customers and our employees. The company is well positioned and on a clear path to a successful future. I am looking forward to my continued role as a significant shareholder and member of the Board of Directors."

New Enterprise CEO Paul Detwiler, III, thanked Van Buren for his contributions to the company in a statement, wherein he emphasized NESL's continued focus on construction materials, heavy/highway construction and traffic safety.