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Closure of phosphate mine could spark economic collapse on Christmas Island

A truck dumps its load from the side of its tray on Christmas Island. PHOTO: Hundreds of jobs will be lost if phosphate mining ends on Christmas Island. (Supplied: Eric Chong)

Phosphate Resources Limited, the company who mines phosphate on Christmas Island have said the island could face a major economic collapse if extensions to clear more crown land in order to access new deposits to the phosphate mine are not granted in the next six months. 

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