Yancoal Australia Ltd. is a coal company with a diversified product mix of metallurgical and thermal coal mines in New South Wales and Queensland. It is engaged in identifying, developing and operating coal related resources in the Surat Basin, Queensland. The company has a portfolio of seven operating mines, six projects under feasibility study, a suite of exploration assets and major infrastructure shareholdings. It also has access to a growing portfolio of intellectual property assets, including the proprietary Longwall Top Coal Caving technology, Ultra Clean Coal patented technology and Premier Char, a patented technology that allows process for the production of coal char from low rank coals. Yancoal Australia was founded on November 18, 2004 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.