Orbit Garant Drilling Announces Results of Voting at Annual Meeting

VAL-D'OR, QC, Dec. 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Orbit Garant Drilling Inc. (TSX: OGD) ("Orbit Garant" or the "Company") today announced the results of voting at its annual general meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") held earlier today in Montreal.

All of the nominees listed in the management information circular prepared in connection with the Meeting were elected as directors of the Company. Detailed results of the election are set out below:

Director Nominees

NUMBER OF SHARES

PERCENTAGE OF VOTES CAST

FOR

WITHHELD

FOR

WITHHELD

Éric Alexandre

22,871,710

0

100.00%

0%

Pierre Alexandre

22,871,710

0

100.00%

0%

Paul Carmel

22,836,710

35,000

99.85%

0.15%

William N. Gula

22,778,810

92,900

99.59%

0.41%

Jean-Yves Laliberté

22,853,810

17,900

99.92%

0.08%

Edmund J. Stuart

22,778,810

92,900

99.59%

0.41%

 

In addition, KPMG LLP, Chartered Accountants, was reappointed as the auditor of the Company.

About Orbit Garant

Headquartered in Val-d'Or, Quebec, Orbit Garant is one of the largest Canadian-based mineral drilling companies, providing both underground and surface drilling services in Canada and internationally through its 226 drill rigs and more than 900 employees. Orbit Garant provides services to major, intermediate and junior mining companies, through each stage of mining exploration, development and production. The Company also provides geotechnical drilling services to mining or mineral exploration companies, engineering and environmental consultant firms, and government agencies. For more information please visit the Company's website at www.orbitgarant.com  

SOURCE Orbit Garant Drilling Inc.

For further information: Alain Laplante, Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, (819) 824-2707 ext. 122; Bruce Wigle, Investor Relations, (647) 496-7856


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