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MONCTON, NB, Sept. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Major Drilling Group International Inc. ("Major Drilling" or the "Corporation") (TSX: MDI) is pleased to announce that all directors nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated July 19, 2013 (the "Circular") were elected as directors of Major Drilling in the course of the annual and special meeting of shareholders of the Corporation (the "Meeting") held yesterday in Toronto, Ontario.
Each of the nine director nominees listed in the Circular was elected by the holders of common shares of the Corporation on a vote by show of hands. The Corporation received the following proxy votes from the holders of common shares with respect to the election of the nine director nominees:
|Director Nominee||Votes For||% For||Votes Withheld||% Withheld|
|Edward J. Breiner||65,341,311||99.86||90,089||0.14|
|Fred J. Dyment||60,900,533||93.08||4,530,867||6.92|
|David A. Fennell||49,334,871||75.40||16,096,529||24.60|
|Francis P. McGuire||65,393,305||99.94||38,095||0.06|
|Janice G. Rennie||59,682,213||91.21||5,749,187||8.79|
|David B. Tennant||61,453,774||93.92||3,977,626||6.08|
|Jo Mark Zurel||64,930,725||99.23||500,675||0.77|
The formal report on voting results with respect to all matters voted upon during the Meeting will be filed with the regulatory authorities shortly.
About Major Drilling Group International Inc.
Based in Moncton, New Brunswick, Major Drilling Group International Inc. is one of the world's largest metals and minerals contract drilling service companies. To support its customers' mining operations, mineral exploration and environmental activities, Major Drilling maintains operations on every continent.
SOURCE: Major Drilling Group International Inc.
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