MNN's best-read stories of the year

DISCOVERIES, event coverage and bad news were the topics that grabbed the attention of readers this year.
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1. Rio reports Pilbara fatality (August 16)

2. ‘Truly spectacular' results out of the Paterson Province (November 20)

3. BHP unveils surprise copper discovery (November 27)

4. Excitement around Kambalda discovery in North America (September 25)

5. Wall of money coming into mining (February 16)

6. Fosterville, Beta Hunt ‘puking up' gold (October 5)

7. Aussies ignoring amazing discovery (May 18)

8. First photos emerge of Rio's Paterson activities (November 12)

9. Major investment points to major discovery by Rio (December 6)

10. BHP's uranium sleeper (November 14)

11. Eastern Goldfields again on the verge of collapse (November 28)

12. Lithium stocks hit by gloomy report (February 27)

13. Sandfire America CEO dies (June 12)

14. Crabby drillers and credit cards confirmed Rio's potentially huge copper find (November 22)

15. BHP counting the cost of derailment (November 7)

16. Lithium miners slammed on supply news (January 19)

17. Winners of the 2018 MNN Awards announced (July 31)

18. Parsons, Cranston, Kumova behind new IPO (February 6)

19. Novo knocked after mixed Pilbara gold bulk sample results (June 1)

20. BHP and Newcrest in Ecuador shootout  (October 3) 

21. FMG buys potential blocking stake in Atlas (June 7)

22. Novo still grappling with the science behind gold find (March 22)

23. Northern Star in major offshore acquisition (August 30)

24. Pay peanuts, get monkeys (January 29)

25. Creasy's White Rivers might be on to new gold field (August 31)

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