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MONCTON, NB, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Major Drilling Group International Inc. ("Major Drilling" or the "Corporation") (TSX: MDI) is pleased to announce that all director nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated July 11, 2014 (the "Circular") were elected as directors of Major Drilling in the course of the annual meeting of shareholders of the Corporation (the "Meeting") held September 4, 2014 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||64,807,884||99.77||147,696||0.23|
|Fred J. Dyment||60,639,922||93.36||4,315,658||6.64|
|David A. Fennell||53,108,930||81.76||11,846,650||18.24|
|Francis P. McGuire||64,844,203||99.83||111,377||0.17|
|Janice G. Rennie||59,673,222||91.87||5,282,358||8.13|
|David B. Tennant||61,351,179||94.45||3,604,401||5.55|
|Jo Mark Zurel||62,998,511||96.99||1,957,069||3.01|
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 services companies. To support its customers' mining operations, mineral exploration and environmental activities, Major Drilling maintains field operations and offices in Canada, the United States, Mexico, South America, Asia, and Africa.
SOURCE: MAJOR DRILLING GROUP INTERNATIONAL INC.
For further information:
Denis Larocque, Chief Financial Officer
Tel: (506) 857-8636
Fax: (506) 857-9211