About Us

Idemitsu Australia Resources (IAR) has been operating in Australia since 1978 and owns coal mining operations throughout Queensland and New South Wales.

IAR is an Australian subsidiary of Japanese company, Idemitsu Kosan Co.Ltd.(www.Idemitsu.com), which is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and adheres to its statutory reporting requirements for shareholders.

IAR was previously known as Idemitsu Muswellbrook Coal Company Ltd and Apollo Resources Pty Ltd, before being renamed in 2007.
In all our operations, we remain committed to the safety and wellbeing of our people, working with local communities, and ensuring the sustainability of the environment. We maintain Australian industry regulations and adhere to rigorous approval requirements.

With a robust management approach across our assets, IAR is focused on delivering operational outcomes safely, efficiently and in a cost effective manner.

IAR is proud to play a proactive role in Australia’s coal mining industry, participating in the Queensland Resources Council, the New South Wales Minerals Council and Minerals Council Australia

Idemitsu Australia Resources (IAR) and our parent company, Idemitsu Kosan Co.Ltd. practice the philosophy of ‘respect for human beings’.