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New acting Director for Eskom’s Medupi project

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World Coal,

Roman Crookes recently resigned from Eskom as the Project Director for Medupi coal-fired power plant, located near Lephalale in Limpopo province, South Africa, in order to pursue other opportunities. Following this, the company has now appointed an acting Project Director: Phillip Dukashe. Dukashe will take on this position as of 4 January 2016.

Eskom has indicated that it wishes Crookes well in his future endeavours.

Dukashe, a civil engineer by profession, has been working for Eskom for 22 years at various managerial levels. From 2010 until now, he was General Manager for Generation Coal Projects, which included the major refurbishment of coal-fired power plants, such as return to service of the Komati, Camden and Grootvlei power plants; and the recovery of the Majuba silo and Duvha unit 3 projects. Between 2001 and 2005 he was a power plant manager for Tutuka power plant.

Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs

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