Kangaroo Resources operated as mineral exploration company. The company had coal, iron ore, gold, and base metal exploration assets. It held interests in the Pakar, a thermal coal project; the Mamahak, a coking coal and thermal coal project; and the GPK, a thermal coal project in Indonesia; and the Mt Ruby, a magnetite/hematite resource project in Australia. The company was formerly known as Kangaroo Metals Limited and changed its name to Kangaroo Resources Limited in August 2009.
In December 2018 the company was acquired by PT Bayan Resources.