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We have operated a phosphate mine on Christmas Island providing phosphate rock to primarily South East Asian markets since 1990. We have also established diversified subsidiaries focussed on supporting Christmas Island, along with our customers in offshore markets.

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Christmas Island Wikipedia

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The first European to sight the island was Richard Rowe of the Thomas in 1615. Captain William Mynors of the Royal Mary, an English East India Company vessel, named the island when he sailed past it on Christmas Day, in 1643. The island was included on English and Dutch navigation charts as early as the beginning of the 17th century, but it was not until 1666 that a map published by Dutch cartographer Pieter Goos included the island. Goos labelled the island "Mony" or "Moni", the meaning of which is unclear.

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History Christmas Island

The Christmas Island Phosphate Company found it difficult to re-establish their operations at the profitable pre-war levels. Australia and New Zealand had become their biggest customers, and on 31 August 1948 their Governments entered into an Agreement to purchase the Company and all its assets.

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Christmas Island facing economic collapse as mine

Phosphate Resources has been mining on Christmas Island for more than 100 years.(Supplied: Eric Chong)"The town is a workers' town. The industry around which our community has been built is the

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CHRISTMAS ISLAND The largestmost visited mining

The Christmas Island phosphate mine in the Indian Ocean was recently awarded a new lease by the Australian Government securing its phosphate mining operation on the island until 2034. The new lease was welcome news for the Christmas Island community as much as it was for the mine owner Phosphate Resources Limited and its workforce of 155 full

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British Phosphate Commission Wikipedia

OverviewChristmas Island and the B.P.C.Nauru and the B.P.C.Banaba and the B.P.C.See alsoFurther reading

The first European to recommend mining of phosphate for commercial exploitation was Sir John Murray, a British naturalist, during the 1872–76 Challenger expedition. His discovery led to annexation of the island by the British Crown on 6 June 1888. In 1900 the Pacific Islands Company Ltd commenced mining on Ocean Island, with 1550 tons shipped from September to December 1901 and 13,350 tons in the following year. John T. Arundeland Lord Sta

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The first European to recommend mining of phosphate for commercial exploitation was Sir John Murray, a British naturalist, during the 1872–76 Challenger expedition. His discovery led to annexation of the island by the British Crown on 6 June 1888. In 1900 the Pacific Islands Company Ltd commenced mining on Ocean Island, with 1550 tons shipped from September to December 1901 and 13,350 tons in the following year. John T. Arundeland Lord Sta

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Christmas Island: Closure of phosphate mine ABC News

Jul 27, 2017Christmas Island could face a major collapse of its economy and population, with the island left to the birds if extensions to a phosphate mine

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Phosphate Mining Company of Christmas Island, Ltd

Other articles where Phosphate Mining Company of Christmas Island, Ltd. is discussed: Christmas Island: six years later to the Christmas Island Phosphate Company, Ltd., which was largely owned by the former lessees. In 1900 Christmas Island was incorporated in the British crown colony of the Straits Settlements with its capital at Singapore.

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Industrial and Administrative Group, Christmas Island

OverviewDescriptionConditionHeritage listingThe Industrial and Administrative Group is a heritage-listed historic precinct on Murray Road overlooking Flying Fish Cove in the Australian territory of Christmas Island. It was added to the Australian Commonwealth Heritage List on 22 June 2004.

Christmas Island Phosphate Co.'s Railway Wikipedia

The Christmas Island Phosphate Co.'s Railway was a 19.7 km (12¼ miles) long industrial railway between Flying Fish Cove and South Point on Christmas Island. The remains of the South Point station are now heritage-listed. [according to whom? Tracks. The standard gauge track with 1435 mm (4 ft 8½ in) gauge was laid in stages between 1914 and

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Line length: 12.7 km

Christmas Island CRW Flags

The flag of Christmas Island was chosen from a flag competition held in 1986 and announced on April 14, 1986. There were 69 entries in the competition which had a prize of $100 (Australian). The winning design was created by Tony Couch of Sydney, who had worked on the island for 4 years as a phosphate mining rigging supervisor.

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Mining company gets $20m contract to maintain Christmas

Oct 26, 2019The Morrison government has granted a three-year $20m contract to maintain the Christmas Island detention centre, which currently houses just four people, to a company that mines phosphate in the

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Company Overview Phosphate Resources Ltd Christmas Island

Christmas Island is world renowned for its spectacular red crabs and rain forest, with a host of unique plants and animals. Phosphate mining commenced on Christmas Island over one hundred years ago and Phosphate Resources forms the modern-day part of the deep mining heritage on the Island.

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History Christmas Island National Park

Christmas Island’s early phosphate workers endured appalling conditions. In the first five years of mining, more than 500 Chinese died from beriberi, a vitamin deficiency caused by an inadequate diet. But conditions gradually improved and the island’s phosphate industry continued making

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Christmas Island economy Infrastructure and Regional

Jun 12, 2019The main economic activities on Christmas Island are the mining of low grade phosphate, limited tourism, the provision of government services and more recently the operation of the Immigration Detention Centre. The government sector includes administration, health, education, policing, customs, quarantine and defence.

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Christmas Island Simple English Wikipedia, the free

The Territory of Christmas Island is a small island that belongs to Australia.It is in the Indian Ocean, 2600 kms northwest of Perth in Western Australia and 500 km south of Jakarta, Indonesia.. About 1,600 people live on Christmas Island, mostly in a number of "settlement areas" on the north of the island: Flying Fish Cove (also known as Kampong)

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Phosphate Mining on Christmas Island Australia YouTube

Feb 27, 2015A mine tour of the Phosphate Resources mine on Christmas Island. cirp.

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作者: Paul Nicholas

Christmas Island GeographyHistory Britannica

A 99-year lease, granted in 1891 to Clunies-Ross and Murray, to mine phosphate and cut timber was transferred six years later to the Christmas Island Phosphate Company, Ltd., which was largely owned by the former lessees. In 1900 Christmas Island was incorporated in the British crown colony of the Straits Settlements with its capital at Singapore.

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CI Resources Ltd Phosphate Resources Ltd

CI Resources Limited is an ASX listed diversified industrial company with interests in Phosphate Mining, Infrastructure and Fuel services on Christmas Island, properties in Western Australia and Christmas Island, and agricultural interests on Christmas Island and in Malaysia.

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Christmas Island Wikipedia

The Territory of Christmas Island is an Australian external territory comprising the island of the same name. Christmas Island is located in the Indian Ocean, around 350 kilometres (220 mi) south of Java and Sumatra and around 1,550 kilometres (960 mi) north-west of the closest point on the Australian mainland. It has an area of 135 square kilometres (52 sq mi).

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Christmas Island Travel guide at Wikivoyage

Christmas Island Tourism Association, PO Box 63, Christmas Island, Western Australia 6798, ☏ +61 8 9164 8382, [email protected] Go next . Cocos Islands is the closest land to Christmas Island and there are weekly connecting flights which take about 1 hour. One can also take a charter flight to Jakarta or Kuala Lumpur.

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Christmas Island: is this Australia’s best kept travel

A wild expanse of verdant rainforest, volcanic cliffs, hidden beaches and endemic wildlife, Christmas Island National Park encompasses nearly two thirds of the 13- sq-km island, and is a key highlight for visitors. An easy 750m stroll along a raised boardwalk, Hughs Dale Waterfall Walk is easily the most popular trail that has been carved out of the unique vegetation.

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Christmas Island Phosphates a tour of their mining

Jul 25, 2013Christmas Island Phosphates a tour of their mining operations Phosphate Mining on Christmas Island Australia Duration: 3:11. Paul Nicholas 3,002 views.

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CHRISTMAS Island 1981 Phosphate MINING INDUSTRY set of

CHRISTMAS Island 1981 Phosphate MINING INDUSTRY set of 4 MNH Piling, Loading onto Railway wagons, Train Transport to Drying Kilns.For further lots similar to this.

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Christmas Island Travel guide at Wikivoyage

Christmas Island Tourism Association, PO Box 63, Christmas Island, Western Australia 6798, ☏ +61 8 9164 8382, [email protected] Go next . Cocos Islands is the closest land to Christmas Island and there are weekly connecting flights which take about 1 hour. One can also take a charter flight to Jakarta or Kuala Lumpur.

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Christmas Island: is this Australia’s best kept travel

A wild expanse of verdant rainforest, volcanic cliffs, hidden beaches and endemic wildlife, Christmas Island National Park encompasses nearly two thirds of the 13- sq-km island, and is a key highlight for visitors. An easy 750m stroll along a raised boardwalk, Hughs Dale Waterfall Walk is easily the most popular trail that has been carved out of the unique vegetation.

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Christmas Island Phosphates a tour of their mining

Jul 26, 2013Christmas Island Phosphates a tour of their mining operations Phosphate Mining on Christmas Island Australia Duration: 3:11. Paul Nicholas 3,002 views.

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作者: Christmas Island Tourism

CHRISTMAS Island 1981 Phosphate MINING INDUSTRY set of

CHRISTMAS Island 1981 Phosphate MINING INDUSTRY set of 4 MNH Piling, Loading onto Railway wagons, Train Transport to Drying Kilns.For further lots similar to this.

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Christmas Island’s other industry Quadrant Online

In 1981, the Phosphate Mining Company of Christmas Island (PMCI), an Australian government entity, acquired the operation, which had been in production since mining began in 1897. PRL began life on July 12, 1989, when its seven founder-shareholders Gordon Bennett,Lai Ah Hong, Thye Hin Koh, Ed Turner, Su Yin Lim, Chan Khye Memg and Seet

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Phosphate Resources Limited. 317 likes 197 talking about this. Phosphate Resources Limited trading as Christmas Island Phosphates operates a phosphate mine on Christmas Island

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Life on Christmas Island: Turning mining sites into farmland

The project, supported by the federal government and Christmas Island Phosphate, has been dubbed MINTOPE: Mining to Plant Enterprises. The project has taken former phosphate mining sites, which

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Christmas Island Wikitravel

Christmas Island is one of the islands of the Indian Ocean, south of Indonesia and some distance northwest of Australia, of which it is a territory.. Regions []. Christmas Island rises to a central plateau of stands of rainforest. Its 80km coastline is an almost continuous sea cliff up to 20 metres high, with a few shallow bays of small sand and coral shingle beaches.

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Reprieve for Abbott's booby after Christmas Island mining

May 31, 2018Phosphate Resources Limited the owners of a phosphate mine on Christmas Island had proposed to clear 6.83ha of land and undertake

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Coronavirus Where is Christmas Island and why are

Jan 30, 2020Christmas Island is a 136 square km island and Australian territory in the Indian Ocean. It lies about 2,360 km north-west of Perth and 500 km south of Java, Indonesia.

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Where is Christmas Island? WorldAtlas

Aug 01, 2017Christmas Island was finally annexed by the British Crown on June 6, 1988. A settlement was established in Flying Fish Cove soon after to collect timber and facilitate supplies for the growing industries on the Cocos Island. Phosphate mining on the island began in 1899.

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Life on Christmas Island SMH.au

Sep 11, 2014Christmas Island's location, 360 kilometres from Java, has made it a frequent destination for asylum seekers. Once best known for the annual migration of its vivid red crabs, the island

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An island destroyed: From tropical paradise to ghostly

Beginning in 1900 and ending 80 years later, phosphate rock mining stripped away 90 per cent of the island’s surface. Initiated by New Zealander Albert Ellis, mining rights were initially bought

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Nauru: An Island Country Destroyed by Phosphate Mining

Jun 13, 2015Mining also affected marine life surrounding the island as silt and phosphate runoff contaminated the waters. The site of secondary mining of Phosphate rock in Nauru, 2007. Photo credit. Tall pillars of coral is what remains after the phosphate is removed. Photo credit

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