Economy of Nauru
The Economy of Nauru is primarily based on phosphate mining, offshore banking, and coconut products. Primary phosphate reserves were exhausted, and mining ceased, but in 2006–07, mining of a deeper la...
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Phosphate mining in Nauru
The economy of Nauru has been almost wholly dependent on phosphate, which has led to environmental catastrophe on the island, with 80% of the nation’s surface having been strip-mined. The island's pho...
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Tourism in Nauru
The Republic of Nauru is a small, isolated Western Pacific island nation, lacking many of the tourist facilities of some of its larger neighbours, such as Fiji, the Cook Islands, or even New Caledonia...
Nauru Phosphate Corporation
The Nauru Phosphate Corporation (NPC) was a government-owned company controlling phosphate mining in Nauru, now known as the Republic of Nauru Phosphate, or RONPhos.
In the early years of the Nau...
British Phosphate Commission
The British Phosphate Commissioners (BPC) was a board of Australian, British, and New Zealand representatives who managed extraction of phosphate from Christmas Island, Nauru, and Ocean Island from th...
Nauru Pacific Line
The Nauru Pacific Line (NPL) is the national shipping line of the Republic of Nauru. Its fleet consists of five owned and two leased ships, which travel throughout all of Oceania. It is loss-making an...
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John T. Arundel
John T. Arundel (1 September 1841–29 November 1919) was an English entrepreneur who was instrumental in the development of the mining of phosphate rock on the Pacific islands of Nauru and Banaba (Ocea...
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Trade unions in Nauru
Trade unions in Nauru. With a tiny population of 13,000 Nauru does not have a trade union structure.
There are constitutional provisions for the general right to belong to trade unions and other a...
Nauru Phosphate Royalties Trust
The Nauru Phosphate Royalties Trust (NPRT) was a sovereign wealth fund developed by the government of the Republic of Nauru in which the government invested money from the state owned mining company, ...
Albert Fuller Ellis
Sir Albert Fuller Ellis (28 August 1869 – 11 July 1951) was a prospector in the Pacific, he discovered phosphate deposits on the Pacific islands Nauru and Banaba Island (Ocean Island) in 1900. He was ...
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