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.

51 InvestorIntel Articles By Steve Mackowski


The Quest for Investment – Gold

April 21, 2017
| April 21, 2017

As some of you will be aware, I have recently been appointed as the Australian editor of InvestorIntel, as such […]

InvestorIntel Rare Earths Monthly – PT II

April 10, 2017
| April 10, 2017 | 7 Comments

In this series of articles, I am presenting rare earth pricing data, publicly released company information and relevant market information. […]

InvestorIntel Rare Earths Monthly – Part I

April 10, 2017
| April 10, 2017 | 3 Comments

After a somewhat prolonged summer break from writing, it’s time to put the nose to the grindstone. And change is […]

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 […]