OKOTOKS, AB, Dec. 16 /CNW/ - (TSX - MTL) The Board of Directors ("Mullen Group" and/or the "Corporation") announced today that it has declared a dividend of $0.125 per Common Share payable to the holders of Common Shares of record at the close of business on December 31, 2009. The dividend will be paid on January 15, 2010.
For Canadian resident shareholders, this dividend is designated as an "eligible dividend" for purposes of the enhanced dividend tax credit rules contained in the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any corresponding provincial and territorial tax legislation.
Mullen Group is a company that owns a network of independently operated businesses. Today the Mullen Group is recognized as the largest provider of specialized transportation and related services to the oil and natural gas industry in western Canada and as one of the leading suppliers of trucking and logistics services in Canada - two sectors of the economy in which Mullen Group has strong business relationships and industry leadership. Mullen Group provides management and financial expertise, technology and systems support to its independent businesses.
Mullen Group is a publicly traded corporation listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "MTL". Additional information is available on our website at www.mullen-group.com.
SOURCE Mullen Group Ltd.
For further information: For further information: Mr. Murray K. Mullen - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Mr. Stephen H. Lockwood - President and Co-Chief Executive Officer; Mr. David E. Olson - Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, 121A, 31 Southridge Drive, Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, T1S 2N3, Tel: (403) 995-5200, Fax: (403) 995-5296