Ulan Coal

Our Ulan Coal Mine Complex is one of New South Wales’ longest running coal mining operations and produces thermal coal for export.

Ulan Coal 2023 contribution

  • $1.7b

    Total contribution

  • 11,597,000

    Tonnes of saleable product

  • 660

    Employees and contractors

  • $494m

    Spent on goods and services

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Ulan Coal is located near the village of Ulan in central-west New South Wales, about 45 kilometres north-east of Mudgee.


Ulan Coal operations is 100% owned and managed by Glencore and comprises two underground mining operations – Ulan Underground and Ulan West Operations.

All associated underground, open cut mining and land management activities within Ulan Coal land holdings, as a collective, are referred to as the Ulan Coal Mine Complex.

A proposed extension of the open cut, continued Ulan Underground and Ulan West Underground is shown in the Ulan Coal Continued Operations Project Area (JPG 2MB).

Mining at the site dates back to the 1920s with Ulan No. 1 Colliery Holding’s brief operation to supply coal to local markets.

Regulatory information

Follow the links below to view our:

Glencore continues to engage openly and regularly with the communities of the mid-western region of New South Wales.

We are committed to engaging with all stakeholders, particularly those in the local community.

Community investment

Glencore partners with organisations to promote sustainable development in:

Our community partnerships at Ulan Coal include:

  • Mudgee High School Link Program – a mentoring and youth engagement program to guide disengaged youth into local employment or further school or TAFE study
  • Mudgee Charitable Workers Project – where our apprentices and volunteers undertake maintenance and improvements at local community facilities.

For more information on Glencore Coal Australia’s commitment to communities, download our Community Investment Program booklet (PDF 6.8MB).

Funding opportunities

Submission of funding applications is via the Smarty Grants website.

Use the links below to access regulatory information and fact sheets for Ulan Coal.

If you have any questions about Ulan Coal, please contact us using the information below.

If you have a media enquiry, visit our contact us page.

Operation enquiries

Address: Private Mail Bag 3006, Mudgee NSW 2850
Tel: +61 2 4925 6431

Ulan Surface Operations
Tel: +61 2 6372 5400

Ulan West Operations
Tel: +61 2 6570 9200

Ulan Underground Operations
Tel: +61 2 6572 5300

To make a general enquiry, please complete and submit the form below. Fields marked with an * are mandatory.

Disclaimer: This form is not to be used for service of legal documents under any circumstances.

Community complaints and enquiries and blasting register

24 hours/7days

Community complaints and enquiries
Tel: 1800 647 630

Blasting register
Tel: +61 2 6372 5300