Australian Pacific Coal Limited operates in junior mining and exploration sector. The Company's principal activities include evaluation of coal exploration tenements held in the Bowen, Surat and Galilee basins in Queensland, Australia; identifying exploration opportunities on selected coal tenements, including exploration by way of joint venture agreement, and planning of exploration programs covering selected coal tenements. The Company operates through two segments: Exploration and Evaluation, and Bentonite Mining. The Exploration and evaluation segment seeks to identify prospective resource areas, secure tenure over the relevant tenements and manage the exploration and evaluation process. The Bentonite Mining segment mines bentonite for sale. It operates the Dartbrook Coal Mine, which is located in the coal region of the Hunter Valley, New South Wales. The Companyâ€™s other assets include Blackwater, South Clermont, Cooroorah, Dingo and Mt Hillalong.