MINTOPE: A future for Christmas Island?

By Phosphate Resources in Mining Developments

The need for a new industry Christmas Island is home to approximately 1200 people who work for government agencies, NGO’s and private businesses. At present Phosphate Resources Limited (PRL) is the most significant employer on Christmas Island, employing approximately 200 people across its combined operations (Christmas Island Phosphates, Indian Ocean Oil and Christmas Island Maintenance […]

Red Crabs

By Phosphate Resources in Mining Developments

Christmas Island Crabs Christmas Island is known internationally for its diversity and sheer numbers of land crabs.  The annual red crab migration, an event that occurs between the end of November and early January each year, has been made world famous by the work of Sir David Attenborough.  However, a further 26 species of crab […]