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Newman, WA

Company mining town, the mine at Mt Whaleback is one of the largest and purest hematite ore deposits in the world.

Newman, which lies some 15 kilometres north of the Tropic of Capricorn, is the largest town in the East Pilbara. A real oasis in the outback, Newman has an array of facilities, including a shopping centre with 20 specialty stores, banks, post-office, caravan parks, hotel/motels, restaurants, vehicle service repair centres, medical and hospital facilities, and numerous sporting clubs

Newman is home to BHP Billiton’s Mt Whaleback iron ore operations, the largest open-cut iron ore mine in the world.

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Accommodation

Seasons Hotel
Newman
Phone (08) 9177 8666
Email stay@seasonshotel.com.au