MASTER DRILLING GROUP LIMITED – Integrated annual report, notice of annual general meeting and no change statement

Master Drilling Group Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 2011/008265/06)
JSE share code: MDI
ISIN: ZAE000171948
(“Master Drilling” or the “Company” or the “Group”)
1. Integrated Annual Report
Master Drilling shareholders are advised that the Integrated Annual Report of the Company for
the year ended 31 December 2016 (“Integrated Annual Report”), which incorporates the audited
summarised consolidated annual financial statements and the notice of the Annual General
Meeting, will be distributed to Master Drilling shareholders today, 21 June 2017. The Integrated
Annual Report and the full set of the audited Group annual financial statements are also available
on the Company’s website ( The audited summarised consolidated
annual financial statements contain no changes from the abridged audited consolidated annual
results for the year ended 31 December 2016 released on the Stock Exchange News Service of
the JSE Limited on 22 March 2017.
The annual financial statements are audited by Grant Thornton whose unqualified audit report is
contained in the Integrated Annual Report and is also available on
2. Notice of Annual General Meeting
Notice is hereby given that the Fifth Annual General Meeting of Master Drilling will be held
(subject to any adjournment, postponement or cancellation thereof) at Grant Thornton offices,
Wanderers Office Park, 52 Corlett Drive, Illovo, Johannesburg on Thursday, 20 July 2017 at
09h00, to transact the business as stated in the Annual General Meeting notice contained in the
Integrated Report
3. Record dates, voting and proxies
The Board of Directors of the Company (“Board”) has determined, in accordance with sections
59(1) (a) and (b) of the Companies Act, that:
• the record date for the purposes of participating in and voting at the Annual General
Meeting (being the date on which a shareholder must be recorded in the Company’s
register of shareholders in order to participate in and vote at the Annual General
Meeting), shall be the close of business on Friday, 14 July 2017 (Voting Record Date);
• the last day to trade for purposes of participating in and voting at the Annual General
Meeting shall be the close of business on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 and;
• the date by which forms of proxy for the Annual General Meeting are requested to be
lodged for administrative purposes shall be 09h30 on Tuesday, 18 July 2017.
Any forms of proxy not lodged by this date must be handed to the Chairperson of the
Annual General Meeting immediately prior to the commencement of the meeting. The
Chairperson may reject or accept any form of proxy which is completed and/or received
otherwise than in accordance with the proxy notes, provided that he is satisfied as to
the manner in which the shareholder concerned wishes to vote.
21 June 2017
Investec Bank Limited