Town of Port Hedland
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The two major business enterprises within the town are BHP Billiton, which operates a significant iron ore processing and shipping facility exporting 70 million tonnes of iron ore per year and a complex direct reduced iron plant producing iron briquettes for export; and Dampier Salt, which produces over 3 million tonnes of industrial salt annually for export from solar salt ponds. Other minerals including manganese, copper and tantalum are also exported by various companies.

There is a range of companies providing varied support services including metal fabrication and welding, mechanical and electrical services, construction and general contracting, automotive services, building trades, cleaning services, freight transport, and painting and corrosion control.

Retail businesses operate in various locations in Port Hedland, South Hedland and the Wedgefield Industrial Area. Major shopping centres are the Boulevard (in Port Hedland) and the South Hedland Shopping Centre.

A wide range of professional and Government services are available within the Town. All major banks are located in Wedge Street, Port Hedland.

Further information is available from the Port Hedland Chamber of Commerce. Details can be found on website www.phcci.com.au.