The best of Metal Detective

The best of Metal Detective

Stephen Bell is having a break from metal detecting for a while, so MNN is looking back on his best columns

Metal Detective

06 MAR 2018
The earth is patient for the OZ

The earth is patient for the OZ

It's back to the future for OZ , so let's hope the wheels of fate turn more favourably than last time

Metal Detective

27 FEB 2018
Big miners, big problems

Big miners, big problems

Australia's biggest miners are caught in a trap of their own making, writes Metal Detective Stephen Bell

Metal Detective

20 FEB 2018
Yellow blast from the past

Yellow blast from the past

It looks like WA about to suffer a new outbreak of yellow fever in the wilds of the Kimberley, writes

Metal Detective

13 FEB 2018
Does Matador have the next major gold producing mine in Newfoundland?
Does Matador have the next major gold producing mine in Newfoundland?
Does Matador have the next major gold producing mine in Newfoundland?

Does Matador have the next major gold producing

Aussie companies have poured over $3 billion into N. American gold projects over the last 18 months

SPONSORED

matador mining

Exore excelling in Cote d'Ivoire
Exore excelling in Cote d'Ivoire
Exore excelling in Cote d'Ivoire

Exore excelling in Cote d'Ivoire

ASX-listed explorer begins resource definition drilling after making 2 gold discoveries in 12 months

SPONSORED

exore resources

Cardinal heads down familiar gold road
Cardinal heads down familiar gold road
Cardinal heads down familiar gold road

Cardinal heads down familiar gold road

Standout West Africa gold project on financing/construction runway

SPONSORED

cardinal resources

Artemis all set due to unique approach
Artemis all set due to unique approach
Artemis all set due to unique approach

Artemis all set due to unique approach

Near-term transition to producer on the cards

SPONSORED

artemis resources

Abracadabra for lead … and zinc

Abracadabra for lead … and zinc

Lead is not dead. In fact the oft-maligned metal is defying gravity and could even inspire a new $180M

Metal Detective

30 JAN 2018
The Day of the Crickets

The Day of the Crickets

What happens after the lithium boom and the gold boom inevitably kick their respective buckets?

Metal Detective

23 JAN 2018
Clean Wars: The old empire strikes back

Clean Wars: The old empire strikes back

Will we see the birth and death of nuclear power and uranium mining within a human lifetime?

Metal Detective

16 JAN 2018
Will Beament get the band back together?

Will Beament get the band back together?

Bill Beament went looking for an echo of past glories in one of WA's most famous gold belts and found

Metal Detective

19 DEC 2017
Segnut achieves further trials success
Segnut achieves further trials success
Segnut achieves further trials success

Segnut achieves further trials success

World-first nut technology shows its mettle in harsh test environments

SPONSORED

segnut

Dark Horse shapes as 2020 bolter
Dark Horse shapes as 2020 bolter
Dark Horse shapes as 2020 bolter

Dark Horse shapes as 2020 bolter

Argentina-focused explorer has the portfolio, and people, to make it big

Macarthur's high-grade Yilgarn iron project set to roll
Macarthur's high-grade Yilgarn iron project set to roll
Macarthur's high-grade Yilgarn iron project set to roll

Macarthur's high-grade Yilgarn iron project

Strong Chinese demand for high-grade, low-impurity iron ore has Lake Giles in development spotligt

SPONSORED
Galena providing a leading light
Galena providing a leading light
Galena providing a leading light

Galena providing a leading light

Initial construction underway

SPONSORED

galena mining

What is iron ore?

What is iron ore?

What is iron ore? It is becoming "de-commoditised", according to a big investment bank. The Metal Detective

Metal Detective

12 DEC 2017
How will Lilleyman hit the magic 60?

How will Lilleyman hit the magic 60?

Fortescue has floated the magic number 60 for its changing-of-the-grade strategy, writes Metal Detective

Metal Detective

05 DEC 2017
The Royal Honours list

The Royal Honours list

With WA headed for a golden age of royalties, Metal Detective sorts the royalists from pretenders in

Metal Detective

28 NOV 2017
Why lithium is starting to look like iron ore

Why lithium is starting to look like iron ore

The Metal Detective is worried lithium miners are in danger of repeating mistakes of another former glamour

Metal Detective

21 NOV 2017
Tin is in

Tin is in

Tin is a "forgotten EV metal" and will enjoy a much brighter future as it starts infiltrating EV battery

Metal Detective

14 NOV 2017
Telfer: To be or not to be

Telfer: To be or not to be

Can one of WA's biggest gold mines survive?

Metal Detective

07 NOV 2017
Giving a nudge to magnetite and other ghosts

Giving a nudge to magnetite and other ghosts

Going downstream is all the rage, so we shouldn't be surprised that a decision on FMG's Iron Bridge project

Metal Detective

31 OCT 2017
Exploration Evolution

Exploration Evolution

Do Australia's biggest gold producers need to do more heavy lifting on the exploration front?

Metal Detective

24 OCT 2017
Does Matador have the next major gold producing mine in Newfoundland?
Does Matador have the next major gold producing mine in Newfoundland?
Does Matador have the next major gold producing mine in Newfoundland?

Does Matador have the next major gold producing

Aussie companies have poured over $3 billion into N. American gold projects over the last 18 months

SPONSORED

matador mining

Exore excelling in Cote d'Ivoire
Exore excelling in Cote d'Ivoire
Exore excelling in Cote d'Ivoire

Exore excelling in Cote d'Ivoire

ASX-listed explorer begins resource definition drilling after making 2 gold discoveries in 12 months

SPONSORED

exore resources

Cardinal heads down familiar gold road
Cardinal heads down familiar gold road
Cardinal heads down familiar gold road

Cardinal heads down familiar gold road

Standout West Africa gold project on financing/construction runway

SPONSORED

cardinal resources

Artemis all set due to unique approach
Artemis all set due to unique approach
Artemis all set due to unique approach

Artemis all set due to unique approach

Near-term transition to producer on the cards

SPONSORED

artemis resources

Segnut achieves further trials success
Segnut achieves further trials success
Segnut achieves further trials success

Segnut achieves further trials success

World-first nut technology shows its mettle in harsh test environments

SPONSORED

segnut

Dark Horse shapes as 2020 bolter
Dark Horse shapes as 2020 bolter
Dark Horse shapes as 2020 bolter

Dark Horse shapes as 2020 bolter

Argentina-focused explorer has the portfolio, and people, to make it big

Macarthur's high-grade Yilgarn iron project set to roll
Macarthur's high-grade Yilgarn iron project set to roll
Macarthur's high-grade Yilgarn iron project set to roll

Macarthur's high-grade Yilgarn iron project

Strong Chinese demand for high-grade, low-impurity iron ore has Lake Giles in development spotligt

SPONSORED
Galena providing a leading light
Galena providing a leading light
Galena providing a leading light

Galena providing a leading light

Initial construction underway

SPONSORED

galena mining