Major Drilling Group International Inc. is a drilling service company primarily serving the mining industry. The Company is engaged in contract drilling for companies primarily involved in mining and mineral exploration. The Company has operations in Canada, the United States, South and Central America, Australia, Asia and Africa. The Company�s operations are divided into three geographic segments corresponding to its management structure, Canada - U.S., South and Central America, and Australia, Asia and Africa. It provides types of drilling services, including surface and underground coring, directional, reverse circulation, sonic, geotechnical, environmental, water-well, and coal-bed methane and shallow gas. The Company categorizes its mineral drilling services into three types: specialized drilling, conventional drilling and underground drilling. In August 2014, Major Drilling Group International Inc acquired assets and business of Taurus Drilling.