Acquired Norex Drilling Limited located in Timmins, Ontario.
Acquired the assets of Taurus Drilling located in Canada and the USA, representing the company’s entry into the underground percussive market.
Acquired North Star Drilling LLC. and also entered the environmental drilling services sector by acquiring SMD services of Huntsville, Alabama.
Acquired Forage à Diamant Benoit Ltée based in Val d’Or, Québec.
Standard & Poor’s Canadian Index Operation added Major Drilling to the S&P/TSX Composite Index. Company’s Chilean subsidiary purchased an exploration drilling company, Harris y Cia Ltda., and acquired the assets of Paragon del Ecuador S.A.
Expanded its presence in Southern Africa by acquiring the Longstaff group in Southern Africa, Botswana and Namibia.
Acquired the drill rigs, related equipment, inventory and drilling contracts of Dynatec Corporation Drilling Service, in the Western United States. This acquisition has allowed the Company to establish a presence in a large and important North American mining region.
Acquired the drill rigs, related equipment, inventory and drilling contracts of Raematt Drilling Pty. Ltd. in Australia.