Steve Mackowski

About Steve Mackowski

Mr Mackowski is a qualified engineer in mineral processing with over 30 years technical and operational experience in rare earths, uranium, industrial minerals, nickel, kaolin and iron ore. He has also provided metallurgical services to a number of major mining companies including, Iluka, TiWest, WMC, Comalco, Hamersley Iron and Mary Kathleen Uranium Ltd. Mr Mackowski is Senior Consultant at his consultancy, PDCA Management Services P/L where a range of risk, safety, environment, quality and business excellence frameworks are available to assist mining and processing projects to achieve excellence in all facets of the business. In recent times, Mr Mackowski has spent 10 years in developing rare earths opportunities. Firstly at Arafura Resources Limited, where he was responsible as the General Manager, Project Development for the Nolans rare earths Project. Then more recently at Hastings Rare Metals Limited, where he was responsible as Technical Director for the Hastings heavy rare earths Project and the Yangibana rare earths Project. An extensive range of other rare earths experiences have been aggregated into a solid and sound approach to the development of rare earths opportunities worldwide.

48 InvestorIntel Articles By Steve Mackowski


In Search of Excellence – A Sporting Comparison

January 11, 2017
| January 11, 2017

In looking for examples of excellence, either striving for it; or achieving it, I have read a number of interesting […]

Rare earths and seeking a “culture of excellence”

December 30, 2016
| December 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

It’s the end of a very interesting and challenging year. Some of the world’s politics have been game changing; economic […]

Technology Metals Review – Is it really all about Culture?

October 28, 2016
| October 28, 2016 | 1 Comment

Well, here we are again, still in the rare earths doldrums with nothing of significance to talk about. Time for […]

Rare Earths Monthly – Is No News, Good News?

August 02, 2016
| August 02, 2016 | 12 Comments

Well, here we go again with a basically rare earths space with no news month. Some may say that the […]

Technology Metals Monthly – When will Hell freeze over?

July 06, 2016
| July 06, 2016

What a month June 2016 has turned out to be. Faced with a prediction about the Rare Earths market, I […]

Technology Metals Monthly – Can we sort out Rare Earths Project financing?

June 22, 2016
| June 22, 2016 | 4 Comments

May 2016 saw the start of the impact of China’s new policy to internally stockpile rare earths. This could be […]