Brockman and Twiggy's cunning plan

WHY did Fortescue Metals Group decide to seek mediation with Brockman Mining over its bid to secure access to FMG’s Pilbara rail line? The Metal Detective reckons FMG chairman Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest is doing his best Baldrick impression by hatching a “cunning plan”. The Metal Detective, by Stephen Bell.

The Metal Detective is not normally in the business of keeping close tabs on interminable rail access proposals submitted to Western Australia’s Economic Regulation Authority.