Major Drilling Group International Inc.

Major Drilling Group International Inc.

September 13, 2016 11:11 ET

Major Drilling Announces Election of Directors

MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwired - Sept. 13, 2016) - 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 14, 2016 (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 September 9, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario.

Each of the ten 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 ten director nominees:

Director Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
Edward J. Breiner 65,894,226 96.92 2,095,660 3.08
Jean Desrosiers 67,970,333 99.97 19,553 0.03
Fred J. Dyment 67,968,433 99.97 21,453 0.03
David A. Fennell 58,322,676 85.78 9,667,210 14.22
Denis Larocque 67,872,746 99.83 117,140 0.17
Francis P. McGuire 67,871,046 99.83 118,840 0.17
Catherine McLeod-Seltzer 66,256,894 97.45 1,732,992 2.55
Janice G. Rennie 67,967,733 99.97 22,153 0.03
David B. Tennant 62,198,176 91.48 5,791,710 8.52
Jo Mark Zurel 66,176,722 97.33 1,813,164 2.67

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.

Major Drilling Group International Inc. is one of the world's largest drilling services companies primarily serving the mining industry. To support its customers' varied exploration drilling requirements, Major Drilling maintains field operations and offices in Canada, the United States, Mexico, South America, Asia, Africa and Europe. Major Drilling provides all types of drilling services including surface and underground coring, directional, reverse circulation, sonic, geotechnical, environmental, water-well, coal-bed methane, shallow gas and underground percussive/longhole drilling.

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