John Maitland

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John Maitland was the National Secretary of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) until his retirement in July 2006.[1]


  • Director NuCoal
  • According to a Sydney Morning Herald report he also has "a significant shareholding in a Guildford Coal project in Queensland's Bowen Basin";[2]
  • is a member of the 'advisory board' of Hong Kong-listed North Asia Resources, a iron ore and copper exploration company with interests in Mongolia.[3]
  • in March 2012 Maitland's company, Jonca Investments bought a 5.15% shareholding in Stratum Metals for $125,150.[4] Stratum Metals is predominantly an exploration company with interests in gold and copper-gold projects. However, it also has an interest in the Canning Basin Coal Project in the Kimberley region in Western Australia.

Articles and resources


  1. Tony Maher CFMEU National President, "John Maitland's retirement", August 17, 2006.
  2. Linton Besser, Kate McClymont, Sean Nicholls, "Mining interests shocked as licences inquiry unveiled", Sydney Morning Herald, August 8, 2012.
  3. North Asia Resources, "International Advisory Board", North Asia Resources website, accessed September 2012.
  4. Jonca Investments, "Notice of Initial Substantial holder", April 18, 2012.

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External resources

Independent Commission Against Corruption inquiry links

NuCoal statements on ICAC inquiry

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