Newlands Coal is part of the NCA Project, a mining, processing and exporting partnership that delivers high quality coal, cost-effectively to international customers. The NCA Project includes the Newlands open cut and underground longwall operations, the Collinsville open cut mine and the Abbot Point coal terminal. The project is a joint venture between Xstrata Coal (55%), Itochu Coal Resources (35%) and Sumitomo (10%). Abbot Point coal terminal is owned by the Ports Corporation of Queensland.
Newlands is located in the northern part of the Queensland Bowen Basin and produces export steaming coal and coking coal.