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Badger Daylighting Ltd. Announces Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2013

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Badger Daylighting Ltd. Announces Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2013

08:00 EDT Tuesday, August 13, 2013

FSC / Press Release

Badger Daylighting Ltd. Announces Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2013

Calgary, Alberta CANADA, August 13, 2013 /FSC/ - Badger Daylighting Ltd. (BAD - TSX), is pleased to announce its results for the six and three months ended June 30, 2013

Highlights for the three months ended June 30, 2013:

* Revenues increased by approximately 36 percent to $73.7 million from $54.0 million for the comparable quarter of 2012 due to a 33 percent increase in Canadian revenues and a 40 percent increase in United States revenues. As a result of the increase in revenues, the Company's quarterly EBITDA and funds generated from operations also increased from the same period in 2012;

* EBITDA increased by approximately 48 percent to $20.3 million from $13.7 million in the same quarter of 2012;

* Funds generated from operations increased by approximately 49 percent period-over-period to $17.1 million from $11.5 million in the comparable quarter of 2012;

* EBITDA margins in Canada decreased to 24 percent from 28 percent for the comparable period of last year substantially due to an additional accrual of $1.6 million of executive, director and employee incentive compensation to account for the increase in the obligation for payments under the company's Deferred Unit Plan, due to the increase in Badger's share price. EBITDA margins in the United States increased to 31 percent from 23 percent for the comparable period of last year due to improvements in operational efficiencies; and

* Badger had 707 daylighting units at the end of the second quarter of 2013, reflecting the addition of 84 daylighting units to the fleet to date in 2013 (41 units in the first quarter and 43 in the second quarter) and the retirement of seven units. Of the total, 330 units were operating in Canada and 377 in the United States at quarter-end. Badger had 277 units in Canada and 293 in the United States for a total of 570 units at June 30, 2012. The new units were financed from cash generated from operations and existing credit facilities.

Management's Discussion and Analysis

The following Management's Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) should be read in conjunction with the attached unaudited interim consolidated financial statements of Badger Daylighting Ltd. (the "Company" or "Badger"). The interim consolidated financial statements were prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Readers should also refer to the audited consolidated financial statements and MD&A for the year ended December 31, 2012, which along with all previous public filings, including the Company's Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2012, may be found on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Revenue and expense variance analysis in the MD&A focuses primarily on the year-over-year changes during the second quarter. Year-over-year variances for the six months ended June 30, 2013 and 2012 are explained by the same general factors as those contributing to the second-quarter variance, unless otherwise indicated.

This MD&A has been prepared taking into consideration information available to August 12, 2013.

CAUTIONARY STATEMENTS REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION AND STATEMENTS

Certain statements and information contained in this MD&A and other continuous disclosure documents of the Company referenced herein, including statements related to the Company's capital expenditures, projected growth, view and outlook toward margins, cash dividends, customer pricing, future market opportunities and statements, and information that contain words such as "could", "should", "can", "anticipate", "expect", "believe", "will", "may" and similar expressions relating to matters that are not historical facts, constitute "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. These statements and information involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements and information. The Company believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements and information are reasonable, but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct. Such forward-looking statements and information included in this MD&A should not be unduly relied upon. These forward-looking statements and information speak only as of the date of this MD&A.

In particular, forward-looking information and statements include discussion reflecting the Company's belief that:

* Internal preparations for anticipated growth in 2013 will be completed;

* As long as overall activity in the economy and the oil and natural gas industry remains essentially constant, Badger will be able to continue to grow the business in 2013;

* Badger in 2013 can further develop the organization to position itself to be able to handle the planned future growth;

* The new locations opened in the United States will provide an increased contribution to cash flows from operations and net profit during 2013;

* The current business development initiative will provide Badger with the additional new customers necessary to grow the business in 2013 and the future;

* Eastern Canada will continue with steady growth in 2013, driven by anticipated stable activity levels in the utility and construction segments;

* There will be an increase in Western Canada revenue during 2013 due to anticipated project volume and spending in the oil and natural gas sector; and,

* An increase in Company capital will be required to finance the anticipated capital expenditure program.

The forward-looking statements rely on certain expected economic conditions and overall demand for Badger's services and are based on certain assumptions. The assumptions used to generate forward- looking statements are, among other things, that:

* Badger has the ability to achieve its revenue, net profit and cash flow forecasts for 2013;

* There will be long-term demand for hydrovac services from oil refineries, petro-chemical plants, power plants and other large industrial facilities throughout North America;

* Badger will maintain relationships with current customers and develop successful relationships with new customers;

* The Company will collect customer payments in a timely manner; and

* Badger will execute its growth strategy.

Risk factors and other uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to: price fluctuations for oil and natural gas and related products and services; political and economic conditions; industry competition; Badger's ability to attract and retain key personnel; the availability of future debt and equity financing; changes in laws or regulations, including taxation and environmental regulations; and fluctuations in foreign exchange or interest rates.

Readers are cautioned that the foregoing factors are not exhaustive. Additional information on these and other factors that could affect the Company's operations and financial results is included in reports on file with securities regulatory authorities in Canada and may be accessed through the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com) or at the Company's website. The forward-looking statements and information contained in this MD&A are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. The Company does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

NON-IFRS FINANCIAL MEASURES

This MD&A contains references to certain financial measures, including some that do not have any standardized meaning prescribed by IFRS and that may not be comparable to similar measures presented by other corporations or entities. These financial measures are identified and defined below:

"Cash available for growth and dividends" is used by management to supplement cash flow as a measure of operating performance and leverage. The objective of this measure is to calculate the amount available for growth and/or dividends to shareholders. It is defined as funds generated from operations less required debt repayments and maintenance capital expenditures, plus any proceeds received on the disposal of assets.

"EBITDA" is earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization. It is a measure of the Company's operating profitability and is therefore useful to management and investors. EBITDA provides an indication of the financial results generated by the Company's principal business activities prior to how these activities are financed, assets are amortized or the results are taxed in various jurisdictions. EBITDA is calculated from the consolidated statement of comprehensive income as gross profit less selling, general and administrative costs. It is calculated as follows:

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Three months Six months
ended, June 30 ended, June 30
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$ 2013 2012 2013 2012
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Gross profit 25,579,768 16,871,526 48,300,997 33,334,589
Selling, general and
administrative costs (5,237,042) (3,156,850) (10,019,667) (6,363,505)
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EBITDA 20,342,726 13,714,676 38,281,330 26,971,084
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"Funded debt" is a measure of Badger's long-term debt position. Funded debt is long-term debt.

"Funds generated from operations" is used to assist management and investors in analyzing operating performance and leverage. It is not intended to represent operating cash flow or operating profits for the period nor should it be viewed as an alternative to cash flow from operating activities, net profit or other measures of financial performance calculated in accordance with IFRS. Funds generated from operations are derived from the consolidated statement of cash flows and is calculated as follows:

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Three months Six months
ended, June 30 ended, June 30
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$ 2013 2012 2013 2012
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Cash provided by
operating activities 23,025,314 15,550,816 27,574,234 25,010,944
Add (deduct):
Net change in
non-cash working
capital relating to
operating activities (5,906,047) (4,702,192) 3,640,555 (3,406,378)
Equity-settled share
plan settled in cash - 655,316 1,513,103 655,316
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Funds generated from
operations 17,119,267 11,503,940 32,727,892 22,259,882
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"Growth capital expenditures" are capital expenditures that are intended to improve Badger's efficiency, productivity or overall capacity and thereby allow Badger to access new markets. They generally represent any net additions to the daylighting fleet. Growth capital expenditures exclude acquisitions.

"Maintenance capital expenditures" are any amounts incurred during a reporting period to keep the Company's daylighting fleet at the same number of units, plus any other capital expenditures required to maintain the capacities of the existing business. They also include any costs incurred to extend the operational life of a daylighting unit. The amount will fluctuate period-to-period depending on the number of units retired from the fleet.

"Net debt" is funded debt less cash and cash equivalents.

Cash available for growth and dividends, EBITDA, funded debt, funds generated from operations, growth capital expenditures, maintenance capital expenditures and net debt throughout this document have the meanings set out above.

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FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS
($ thousands, except per share and total shares outstanding information) 

 Three Three Six Six
Months Months Months Months
Ended Ended Ended Ended
June 30, June 30, June 30, June 30,
2013 2012 2013 2012
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Revenues 73,658 53,984 142,812 108,019

EBITDA 20,343 13,715 38,281 26,971

Profit before tax 14,206 8,950 26,543 17,673

Income tax expense
Current 3,597 1,707 6,099 3,590
Deferred 1,238 1,098 3,088 1,823
Net profit 9,371 6,145 17,356 12,260

Profit per share
diluted ($) 0.76 0.56 1.41 1.12

Funds generated
from operations 17,119 11,504 32,728 22,260
Funds generated from
operations per share
diluted ($) 1.39 1.04 2.65 2.04

Maintenance capital
expenditures 2,505 356 3,178 1,054

Required long-term
debt repayments - - - -
Cash available for growth and
dividends 14,744 11,223 29,737 21,301

Dividends declared 3,330 2,888 6,660 5,648

Growth capital
expenditures 16,848 12,357 29,098 24,171

Total shares outstanding
(end of period) 12,332,631 12,326,631 12,332,631 12,326,631

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OVERVIEW

Highlights for the three months ended June 30, 2013:

* Revenues increased by approximately 36 percent to $73.7 million from $54.0 million for the comparable quarter of 2012 due to a 33 percent increase in Canadian revenues and a 40 percent increase in United States revenues. As a result of the increase in revenues, the Company's quarterly EBITDA and funds generated from operations also increased from the same period in 2012;

* EBITDA increased by approximately 48 percent to $20.3 million from $13.7 million in the same quarter of 2012;

* Funds generated from operations increased by approximately 49 percent period-over-period to $17.1 million from $11.5 million in the comparable quarter of 2012;

* EBITDA margins in Canada decreased to 24 percent from 28 percent for the comparable period of last year substantially due to an additional accrual of $1.6 million of executive, director and employee incentive compensation to account for the increase in the obligation for payments under the company's Deferred Unit Plan, due to the increase in Badger's share price. EBITDA margins in the United States increased to 31 percent from 23 percent for the comparable period of last year due to improvements in operational efficiencies; and

* Badger had 707 daylighting units at the end of the second quarter of 2013, reflecting the addition of 84 daylighting units to the fleet to date in 2013 (41 units in the first quarter and 43 in the second quarter) and the retirement of seven units. Of the total, 330 units were operating in Canada and 377 in the United States at quarter-end. Badger had 277 units in Canada and 293 in the United States for a total of 570 units at June 30, 2012. The new units were financed from cash generated from operations and existing credit facilities.

OUTLOOK

There are no changes in Badger's outlook from the outlook provided following the first quarter of 2013. Badger is pleased with its business growth, financial results, improvements in operational efficiencies and efforts made to grow the customer. Provided the North American economy and activity in the oil and natural gas industry remain roughly the same, Badger expects to continue to achieve profitable growth for the foreseeable future.

Major initiatives for the remainder of 2013 are as follows:

1. Improve the Company's business development group in order to achieve further expansion Badger's customer base throughout the United States and Canada.

2. Build the organization by adding people and skills to meet the requirements associated with the Company's planned growth. This remains the most important task for Badger.

3. Improve underperforming areas. A lot of progress has been made in this area to date but there is more to be done.

4. Streamline Badger's administration system through the use of electronic forms and other measures that transfer data electronically from the field to offices and from offices to Badger's customers.

5. Continue to build Badger units at the same pace as the first six months of the year. The build rate is a minimum of three trucks per week. Badger expects to retire 15 to 25 trucks in 2013. Seven were retired in the first six months of this year.

Regional comments:

1. The United States continued to provide good revenue growth and improved operational efficiencies in the second quarter. It should be noted that there are fewer underperforming areas in the United States as the organization has started to mature. Badger's focus for the United States remains to attract and more people to the organization, and to develop their skills, in order to support the Company's growth plans. The United States added six locations in the first six months of 2013.

2. Eastern Canada continued its stable performance and modest growth in the quarter.

3. In Western Canada springtime is always a challenge with spring break-up affecting some areas. Revenue growth was impressive for the period, but margins were reduced in two areas with one experiencing a lack of major projects during breakup, and the other experiencing some short-term local issues. Western Canada is expecting a strong finish to the year.

The second quarter of 2013 went according to plan and generated good results. The Company's focus remains to grow its customer base, build the organization and improve operational efficiencies where possible. Badger believes it will be able to continue its growth for the foreseeable future given a reasonable economy and stable oil and natural gas industry.

Results of Operations

Revenues

Revenues of $73.7 million for the three months ended June 30, 2013 were 36 percent greater than the $54.0 million generated during the comparable period in 2012. The increase is attributable to the following:

* Canadian revenues increased by 33 percent from $27.7 million in the second quarter of 2012 to $37.0 million in the second quarter of 2013. Western Canada revenue increased due to a favorable market for Badger. Eastern Canada revenue increased due to a growing market and reasonable weather conditions; and

* United States revenue went from $26.3 million for the three months ended June 30, 2012 to $36.7 million for the three months ended June 30, 2013. Removing the effect of the change in the foreign exchange rate, revenues increased by 36 percent quarter-over-quarter. The increase is due to the addition of new areas last year and early this year, enhanced business development efforts that have succeeded in enlarging the customer base and organizational improvements.

Badger's average revenue per truck per month during the three months ended June 30, 2013 was $31,800 versus $30,000 for the three months ended June 30, 2012. Badger's average revenue per truck per month during the six months ended June 30, 2013 was $32,500 versus $31,400 for the six months ended June 30, 2012.

Direct Costs

Direct costs for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 were $48.1 million compared to $37.1 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. The increase of 30 percent is less than the 36 percent increase in revenues and is due to achieving increased gross profit margins in the United States, discussed below.

Gross Profit

The gross profit percentage was 34.7 percent for the quarter ended June 30, 2013, up from the 31.3 percent for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. The Canadian gross profit percentage decreased from 37.0 percent for the second quarter of 2012 to 35.9 percent for the most recent quarter due to lower margins in two areas of Western Canada, which were due to the absence of major projects in one area during the spring breakup period and some short-term local issues in the second area. United States gross profit percentage increased from 25.2 percent for the second quarter of 2012 to 33.6 percent for the most recent quarter due to improvements in operational efficiencies, organizational improvements and the maturing of the business.

Depreciation of Property, Plant and Equipment

Depreciation of property, plant and equipment was $5.8 million for the three months ended June 30, 2013, $1.3 million higher than the $4.5 million incurred for the three months ended June 30, 2012, due to the increased number of hydrovac units in the fleet.

Finance Cost

Finance cost was essentially unchanged comparing the second quarter of 2013 to the second quarter of 2012.

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

Selling, general and administrative expenses increased by 66 percent to $5.2 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 from $3.2 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. The main reason for the increase was an additional accrual of $1.6 million of costs for executive, director and employee incentive compensation to account for the increase in the obligation for payments under the Company's Deferred Unit Plan, due to the increase in Badger's share price. Other reasons were the increase in personnel salary costs resulting from the growth in Badger's business and an increase in employee bonuses due to the Company's good financial results. As a percentage of revenues, selling, general and administrative expenses increased to 7.1 percent for the second quarter of 2013 from 5.8 percent for the second quarter of 2012.

Income Taxes

The effective tax rate for the six months ended June 30, 2013 was 34 percent versus 31 percent for the six months ended June 30, 2012. Profit before tax in the United States increased relative to Canadian profit before tax, resulting in the increase in the effective tax rate given that corporate income tax rates are higher in the United States.

Exchange Differences on Translation of Foreign Operations

The exchange differences result from converting the balance sheet and profit statement related to the United States operations into Canadian currency.

Liquidity and Dividends

Funds generated from operations increased to $17.1 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 from $11.5 million for the comparable period in 2012 due primarily to increased revenues and EBITDA. The Company uses its cash to pay dividends to shareholders, build additional hydrovac units, invest in maintenance capital expenditures and repay long-term debt.

The Company had working capital of $48.4 million at June 30, 2013 compared to $43.9 million at December 31, 2012 due to the increase in trade and other receivables.

The following table outlines the cash available to fund growth and pay dividends to shareholders for the three and six months ended June 30, 2013:

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 Three months Six months
ended June 30, ended June 30,
2013 2013
($) 

Funds generated from operations 17,119,267 32,727,892
Add: proceeds from sale of
property, plant and equipment 130,013 187,428
Deduct: required repayments of
long-term debt - -
Deduct:maintenance
capital expenditures (2,505,383) (3,178,146)
Cash available for growth
capital expenditures and dividends 14,743,897 29,737,174

Growth capital expenditures 16,847,819 29,098,055

Dividends declared 3,329,810 6,659,621

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In determining cash available for dividends, the Company excludes non-cash working capital changes for the period as well as growth capital expenditures. Changes in non-cash working capital items are excluded so as to remove the effects of timing differences in cash receipts and disbursements, which generally reverse themselves and can vary significantly between fiscal periods. Growth capital expenditures are excluded so as to include only the maintenance capital expenditures required to sustain the existing asset base.

The following table outlines the excess of cash provided by operating activities and net profit for the period over dividends declared during the six months ended June 30, 2013 and 2012 and the year ended December 31, 2012:

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 Six months Six months Year ended
ended June ended June December
($) 30, 2013 30, 2012 31, 2012

Cash provided by operating
activities 27,574,234 25,010,944 46,200,783
Net profit 17,355,846 12,259,681 28,049,759
Dividends declared 6,659,621 5,647,809 12,057,659
Excess of cash provided by operating
activities over dividends declared 20,914,613 19,363,135 34,143,124
Excess of net profit over
dividends declared 10,696,225 6,611,872 15,992,100

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The Company pays cash dividends monthly to its shareholders. They may be reduced, increased or suspended by the Board of Directors depending on the operations of Badger and the performance of its assets. The actual cash flow available for dividends to shareholders of Badger is a function of numerous factors, including: the Company's financial performance; debt covenants and obligations; working capital requirements; maintenance and growth capital expenditure requirements for the purchase of property, plant and equipment; and the number of shares outstanding.

The Company maintains a strong balance sheet. Its debt management strategy includes retaining sufficient funds from available distributable cash to finance maintenance capital expenditures as well as working capital needs. Growth capital expenditures will generally be financed through existing debt facilities, proceeds received from equity financings or cash retained from operating activities. The majority of the cash provided by operating activities in the six months ended June 30, 2013 was used to finance growth capital expenditures and to pay dividends to shareholders.

If maintenance capital expenditures increase in future periods, the Company's cash available for growth capital expenditures and dividends will be negatively affected. Due to Badger's growth rate in recent years, the majority of the hydrovac units are relatively new, with an average age of approximately four years. As a result, Badger is incurring relatively low maintenance capital expenditures. Over time, Badger would expect to incur annual maintenance capital expenditures approximately equaling the year's depreciation expense. Badger estimates it will remove approximately 15 to 25 hydrovac units from the fleet in 2013. Badger expects that cash provided by operations and cash available for growth capital expenditures and dividends will be sufficient to fund its future maintenance capital expenditures.

Badger is restricted from declaring dividends if it is in breach of the covenants under its credit facilities. As at the date of this MD&A the Company is in compliance with all debt covenants and is able to fully utilize its credit facilities as well as declare dividends. Badger does not have a credit rating.

Capital Resources

Investing

The Company spent $19.4 million on property, plant and equipment for the three months ended June 30, 2013 compared to $12.7 million for the three months ended June 30, 2012. The costs to build a hydrovac unit remained consistent with the average for 2012.

Maintenance capital expenditures are incurred during a period to keep the hydrovac fleet at the same number of units plus any other capital expenditures required to maintain the business. This amount will fluctuate period-to-period depending on the number of units retired from the fleet. During the first six months of 2013 only seven hydrovac units were removed from the fleet and, therefore, maintenance capital expenditures were minimal.

Financing

In May 2013 the Company's extendable revolving credit facility was renewed. The principal amount was increased from $55 million to $70 million. The facility was used and will continue to be used to help finance Badger's capital expenditure program and support corporate activities. There was $44.0 million drawn at June 30, 2013. The facility has no required principal repayments. It expires on June 22, 2014 and is renewable by mutual agreement of the Company and the lender for an additional 364-day period. If not renewed, interest is payable on the facility for 364 days, after which the entire amount must be repaid. The facility bears interest at the bank's prime rate or bankers' acceptance rate plus 1.25 percent per annum plus 0 to 0.75 percent per annum depending on Badger's ratio of funded-debt-to-EBITDA.

The Company's net debt increased by 50 percent during the first six months of 2013. As at June 30, 2013 Badger's cash and cash equivalents were $3.1 million, resulting in net debt of $40.9 million versus cash and cash equivalents of $2.5 million and net debt of $27.3 million at December 31, 2012. The main reason for the increase was the capital expenditures incurred during the first six months of 2013 and the increase in working capital due to the increase in trade and other receivables.

Management believes that the Company's healthy balance sheet, combined with funds generated from operations, will provide sufficient capital to fund ongoing operations, pay dividends to shareholders, finance future capital expenditures and execute its strategic plan for the foreseeable future. The Company's practice is to utilize an appropriate mix of debt and equity to finance its maintenance capital expenditures and growth initiatives.

As of June 30, 2013 and the date of this MD&A Badger is in compliance with all financial covenants under the credit facility agreement. Financial performance relative to the financial ratio covenants under the extendable revolving credit facility is reflected in the table below:

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Ratio June 30, December 31, Threshold
2013 2012 

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Funded Debt(1) to EBITDA(2) 0.56:1 0.44:1 2.25:1 maximum
Fixed Charge Coverage(3) 1.69:1 4.58:1 1.00:1 minimum

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1 Funded debt is long-term debt less cash and cash equivalents.

2 Funded debt to EBITDA means the ratio of consolidated funded debt to the aggregated EBITDA for the trailing 12 months. EBITDA is defined as the Company's actual EBITDA for the trailing 12 months.

3 Fixed charge coverage ratio means the trailing 12-month EBITDA less unfinanced capital expenditures and cash taxes, plus the unused portion of the extendable revolving credit facility, to the sum of the aggregate of scheduled long-term debt principal payments, interest and dividends.

The Company has committed to certain capital expenditures totalling approximately $20.2 million. They will be financed with existing credit facilities and funds generated from operations. There are no set terms for remitting payment for these financial commitments.

SHARE CAPITAL

Shareholders' capital increased from $80.6 million at December 31, 2012 to $80.8 million at June 30, 2013 due to certain employees exercising their options. Shares outstanding at June 30, 2013 were 12,332,631. There was no change to the balance as of August 12, 2013.

SELECTED QUARTERLY FINANCIAL INFORMATION

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($)
2013
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Q2 Q1
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Revenues 73,657,740 69,154,050
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Net profit 9,370,683 7,985,163
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Net profit per share - basic 0.76 0.65
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Net profit per share - diluted 0.76 0.65
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($)
2012
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Q4 Q3 Q2 Q1
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Revenues 69,248,611 61,961,587 53,984,135 54,034,368
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Net profit 7,888,160 7,901,918 6,144,629 6,115,052
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Net profit per
share - basic 0.64 0.64 0.56 0.57
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Net profit per
share - diluted 0.64 0.64 0.56 0.56
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($)
2011
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Q4 Q3
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Revenues 56,548,569 53,853,710
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Net profit 8,704,497 8,152,566
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Net profit per share - basic 0.80 0.75
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Net profit per share - diluted 0.80 0.75
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CHANGES IN ACCOUNTING POLICIES

In the first quarter of 2013 the Company applied the requirements of IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial Statements, IFRS 11 Joint Arrangements, IFRS 12 Disclosures of Interests in Other Entities and IFRS 13 Fair Value Measurements in the current period. The adoption of these policies did not have a material impact on the Company's interim condensed consolidated financial statements, but required some additional disclosure in the notes to the consolidated financial statements.

ACCOUNTING STANDARDS PENDING ADOPTION

The following are the IFRS pronouncements which have been issued but are not yet effective as at June 30, 2013. The pronouncements may, however, have a future impact on the measurement and/or presentation of the Company's consolidated financial statements. The pronouncements are as follows:

i) IFRS 9, 'Financial Instruments' was issued in November 2009 as the first step in its project to replace IAS 39 'Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement'. IFRS 9 introduces new requirements for classifying and measuring financial assets that must be applied starting January 1, 2015, with early adoption permitted. The IASB intends to expand IFRS 9 during the intervening period to add new requirements for classifying and measuring financial liabilities, de-recognition of financial instruments, impairment and hedge accounting. The Company is assessing the impact of this standard on the consolidated financial statements.

CRITICAL ACCOUNTING ESTIMATES

There have been no material changes to critical accounting estimates since December 31, 2012.

DISCLOSURE CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES AND INTERNAL CONTROL OVER FINANCIAL REPORTING

Disclosure Controls and Procedures

Badger's President and CEO and its VP Finance and CFO have designed, or caused to be designed under their direct supervision, Badger's disclosure controls and procedures (as defined by National Instrument 52-109 - Certification of Disclosure in Issuers' Annual and Interim Filings, adopted by the Canadian Securities Administrators) to provide reasonable assurance that (i) material information relating to Badger, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to them by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which the annual filings are being prepared; and (ii) material information required to be disclosed in the annual filings is recorded, processed, summarized and reported on a timely basis. Further, they have evaluated, or caused to be evaluated under their direct supervision, the effectiveness of Badger's disclosure controls and procedures at December 31, 2012 and as a result of identifying the material weakness outlined below have concluded the disclosure controls and procedures are not fully effective.

Internal Control over Financial Reporting

Badger's President and CEO and its VP Finance and CFO have also designed, or caused to be designed under their direct supervision, Badger's internal control over financial reporting to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with IFRS. Further, using the criteria established in Internal Control - Integrated Framework published by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission, they have evaluated, or caused to be evaluated under their direct supervision, the effectiveness of Badger's internal control over financial reporting at December 31, 2012 and as a result of identifying the material weakness outlined below have concluded the internal controls over financial reporting are not fully effective.

Material Weakness

Badger has identified that it does not have sufficient accounting personnel with the appropriate tax expertise to allow for an effective review of the accuracy of its accounting for income taxes and the determination of the income tax provision. Management and the Board of Directors have determined that it is not economically feasible to maintain such personnel in-house or to engage an external tax consultant to perform an independent review. This material weakness could result in a misstatement in various tax-related accounts that could result in a material misstatement to Badger's annual consolidated financial statements and disclosures that would not be prevented or detected.

Changes in Internal Control over Financial Reporting

No changes were made to the design of Badger's internal control over financial reporting during the quarter ended June 30, 2013 that have materially affected, or are reasonably likely to materially affect, its internal control over financial reporting.

Inherent Limitations

Notwithstanding the foregoing, because of its inherent limitations a control system can provide only reasonable assurance that the objectives of the control system are met and may not prevent or detect misstatements. Management's estimates may be incorrect, or assumptions about future events may be incorrect, resulting in varying results. In addition, management has attempted to minimize the likelihood of fraud. However, any control system can be circumvented through collusion and illegal acts.

BUSINESS RISKS

The MD&A for the year ended December 31, 2012, which was filed on SEDAR, includes an overview of business risks associated with the Company. Those business risks remain. The reader is also referred to Badger's 2012 Annual Information Form.

Badger is North America's largest provider of non-destructive excavating services. Badger traditionally works for contractors and facility owners in the utility and petroleum industries. The Company's key technology is the Badger Hydrovac, which is used primarily for safe digging in congested grounds and challenging conditions. The Badger Hydrovac uses a pressurized water stream to liquefy the soil cover, which is then removed with a powerful vacuum system and deposited into a storage tank. Badger manufactures its truck-mounted hydrovac units.

The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the information contained herein.

For more information regarding this press release, please contact:

Tor Wilson Greg Kelly, CA

President and CEO Vice President Finance and CFO
1000, 635 - 8th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3M3
Telephone 403-264-8500
Fax 403-228-9773

Badger Daylighting Ltd.

Interim Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements (unaudited)
For the period ended June 30, 2013

REVIEW OF INTERIM FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Under National Instrument 51-102, Part 4, subsection 4.3(3)(a), if an auditor has not performed a review of the interim condensed consolidated financial statements, the statements must be accompanied by a notice indicating that the financial statements have not been reviewed by an auditor.

The accompanying unaudited interim condensed consolidated financial statements of the Corporation have been prepared by Badger Daylighting Ltd. management.

The Corporation's independent auditor has not performed a review of the accompanying unaudited interim condensed consolidated financial statements in accordance with standards established by the CICA for a review of interim financial statements by an entity's auditor.

BADGER DAYLIGHTING LTD.
Unaudited Interim Consolidated Statement of Financial Position
(Expressed in Canadian Dollars)

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 Notes June 30, December 31,
2013 2012
As at $ $
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ASSETS
Current Assets
Cash and cash equivalents 3,124,143 2,460,078
Trade and other receivables 70,976,229 63,570,409
Prepaid expenses 853,457 1,346,016
Inventories 2,176,355 2,087,289
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77,130,184 69,463,792
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Non-current Assets
Property, plant and equipment 174,626,813 149,568,105
Intangible assets 9,105,511 6,550,511
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183,732,324 156,118,616
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Total Assets 260,862,508 225,582,408
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LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY
Current Liabilities
Trade and other payables 25,554,326 20,998,787
Income taxes payable 2,101,386 3,421,007
Dividends payable 1,109,937 1,109,397
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28,765,649 25,529,191
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Non-current Liabilities
Long-term debt 5 44,031,214 29,773,229
Deferred income tax 34,893,855 30,572,216
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78,925,069 60,345,445
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Shareholders' Equity
Shareholders' capital 6 80,774,811 80,640,111
Contributed surplus 6 547,504 2,060,607
Accumulated other
comprehensive income (loss) 6 1,907,004 (2,239,192)
Retained earnings 69,942,471 59,246,246
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153,171,790 139,707,772
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Total Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity 260,862,508 225,582,408
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The accompanying notes are an integral part of these interim condensed consolidated financial statements.

BADGER DAYLIGHTING LTD.
Unaudited Interim Consolidated Statement of Comprehensive Income
(Expressed in Canadian Dollars)

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 For the six For the three
months ended months ended
June 30, June 30, June 30, June 30,
Notes 2013 2012 2013 2012
$ $ $ $
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Revenues 8 142,811,790 108,018,503 73,657,740 53,984,135
Direct costs 94,510,793 74,683,914 48,077,972 37,112,609
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Gross profit 48,300,997 33,334,589 25,579,768 16,871,526

Depreciation of property, plant and equipment 11,102,181 8,636,155 5,769,301 4,467,236
Amortization of intangible assets - 49,002 - -
Selling, general and administrative 7 10,019,667 6,363,505 5,237,042 3,156,850
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Operating profit 27,179,149 18,285,927 14,573,425 9,247,440

Gain on sale of property, plant and equipment (51,774) (82,856) (23,460) (65,061)
Finance cost 688,350 695,633 390,404 362,385
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Profit before tax 26,542,573 17,673,150 14,206,481 8,950,116

Income tax expense 9,186,727 5,413,469 4,835,798 2,805,487
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Net profit for the period 17,355,846 12,259,681 9,370,683 6,144,629

Other comprehensive income (loss)

Items that may be reclassified subsequently to profit or loss
Exchange differences on translation of foreign operations 4,146,196 222,785 2,642,111 1,444,147
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Total comprehensive income for the period attributable to
shareholders of the Corporation 21,502,042 12,482,466 12,012,794 7,588,776
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Earnings per share
Basic 9 1.41 1.12 0.76 0.56
Diluted 9 1.41 1.12 0.76 0.56

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The accompanying notes are an integral part of these interim condensed consolidated financial statements.

BADGER DAYLIGHTING LTD.
Unaudited Interim Consolidated Statement of Changes in Equity
(Expressed in Canadian Dollars)

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 Shareholders' Contributed Accumulated
capital surplus other
comprehensive
income (loss)
Notes $ $ $
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As at January 1, 2012 44,473,107 2,657,923 (1,004,022)
Net profit for the period - - -
Other comprehensive income for the - - 222,785
Period
Share-based payment
transactions 6,7 - 58,000 -
Share options exercised 6,7 205,170 - -
Options
surrendered for cash 6,7 - (655,316) -
Shares issued
pursuant to equity 6 35,961,834 - -
financing
Dividends - - -
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As at June 30, 2012 80,640,111 2,060,607 (781,237)
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As at January 1, 2013 80,640,111 2,060,607 (2,239,192)
Net profit for the period - - -
Other comprehensive
income for the - - 4,146,196
period
Share options exercised 6,7 134,700 - -
Options
surrendered for cash 6,7 - (1,513,103) -
Dividends - - -
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As at June 30, 2013 80,774,811 547,504 1,907,004
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 Retained Total equity
earnings
Notes $ $
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As at January 1, 2012 43,254,146 89,381,154
Net profit for the period 12,259,681 12,259,681
Other comprehensive income for the period - 222,785
Share-based payment
transactions 6,7 - 58,000
Share options exercised 6,7 - 205,170
Options
surrendered for cash 6,7 - (655,316)
Shares issued pursuant
to equity financing 6 - 35,961,834
Dividends (5,647,809) (5,647,809)
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As at June 30, 2012 49,866,018 131,785,499
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As at January 1, 2013 59,246,246 139,707,772
Net profit for the period 17,355,846 17,355,846
Other comprehensive income for the period - 4,146,196
Share options exercised 6,7 - 134,700
Options
surrendered for cash 6,7 - (1,513,103)
Dividends (6,659,621) (6,659,621)
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As at June 30, 2013 69,942,471 153,171,790
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The accompanying notes are an integral part of these interim condensed consolidated financial statements.

BADGER DAYLIGHTING LTD.
Unaudited Interim Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows
(Expressed in Canadian Dollars)

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 For the six months ended
June 30, June 30,
Notes 2013 2012
$ $
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Operating activities
Net profit for the period 17,355,846 12,259,681
Non-cash adjustments to
reconcile profit from
operations to net cash flows:
Depreciation of property,
plant and equipment 11,102,181 8,636,155
Amortization of intangible assets - 49,002
Deferred income tax 3,088,200 1,823,000
Share-based payment
transaction expense 6,7 - 58,000
Equity-settled share plan
settled in cash 6,7 (1,513,103) (655,316)
Gain on sale of property
t (51,774) (82,856)
Unrealized foreign exchange
(gain) loss on deferred tax 1,233,439 (483,100)
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31,214,789 21,604,566
Net change in non-cash working
capital relating to operating activities (3,640,555) 3,406,378
Net cash flows from operating activities 27,574,234 25,010,944
Investing activities
Purchase of property, plant
and equipment (32,276,201) (25,225,344)
Purchase of intangible assets 4 (2,555,000) -
Proceeds from sale of property,
plant and equipment 187,428 94,923
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Net cash flows used in
investing activities (34,643,773) (25,130,421)
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Financing activities
Proceeds from issuance of shares,
net of issuance costs 6 - 35,961,834
Proceeds received on the
exercise of share options 6,7 134,700 205,170
Proceeds from long-term debt 14,257,985 -
Repayment of long-term debt - (1,339,697)
Dividends paid to owners (6,659,081) (5,519,204)
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Net cash flows from financing
activities 7,733,604 29,308,103
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Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 664,065 29,188,626
Cash and cash equivalents,
beginning of period 2,460,078 2,622,191
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Cash and cash equivalents, end of period 3,124,143 31,810,817
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Supplemental cash flow information:
Interest paid 688,350 695,633
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Income tax paid 7,443,287 7,174,222
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 For the three months ended
June 30, June 30,
Notes 2013 2012
$ $
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Operating activities
Net profit for the period 9,370,683 6,144,629
Non-cash adjustments to reconcile
profit from operations to net cash flows:
Depreciation of property,
plant and equipment 5,769,301 4,467,236
Amortization of intangible assets - -
Deferred income tax 1,238,980 1,098,000
Share-based payment
transaction expense 6,7 - 20,000
Equity-settled share plan
settled in cash 6,7 - (655,316)
Gain on sale of property plant
and equipment (23,460) (65,061)
Unrealized foreign exchange (gain)
loss on deferred tax 763,763 (160,864)
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17,119,267 10,848,624
Net change in non-cash working
capital relating to operating activities 5,906,047 4,702,192
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Net cash flows from operating activities 23,025,314 15,550,816
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Investing activities
Purchase of property, plant
and equipment (19,353,202) (12,712,105)
Purchase of intangible assets 4 (2,555,000) -
Proceeds from sale of property,
plant and equipment 130,013 74,319
Net cash flows used in
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investing activities (21,778,189) (12,637,786)
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Financing activities
Proceeds from issuance of shares,
net of issuance costs 6 - 35,961,834
Proceeds received on the exercise
of share options 6,7 - 41,070
Proceeds from long-term debt 3,574,386 -
Repayment of long-term debt - (8,394,233)
Dividends paid to owners (3,329,810) (2,760,028)
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Net cash flows from financing activities 244,576 24,848,643
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Net increase in cash and cash
equivalents 1,491,701 27,761,673
Cash and cash equivalents,
beginning of period 1,632,442 4,049,144
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Cash and cash equivalents,
end of period 3,124,143 31,810,817
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Supplemental cash flow information:
Interest paid 390,404 362,385
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Income tax paid 2,656,730 892,570
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The accompanying notes are an integral part of these interim condensed consolidated financial statements.

BADGER DAYLIGHTING LTD.
Unaudited Interim Consolidated Notes
(Expressed in Canadian Dollars)

1.Incorporation and Operations

Badger Daylighting Ltd. and its subsidiaries (together "Badger" or the "Corporation") provide non-destructive excavating services to the utility, transportation, industrial, engineering, construction and petroleum industries in Canada and the United States. Badger is a publicly traded corporation. The address of the registered office is 1000, 635 - 8th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 3M3.

The interim condensed consolidated financial statements of the Corporation for the period ended June 30, 2013 were authorised for issue in accordance with a resolution of the directors on August 12, 2013.

2.Basis of Preparation

Statement of compliance
These interim consolidated financial statements have been prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standard 34, Interim Financial Reporting ("IAS 34") as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board ("IASB").

The interim condensed consolidated financial statements should be read in conjunction with the Corporation's annual consolidated financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2012, as well as the Corporation's interim consolidated financial statements for the period ended March 31, 2013.

Basis of measurement

These consolidated financial statements have been prepared under the historical cost convention.

Functional and presentation currency

These consolidated financial statements are presented in Canadian dollars, which is the Corporation's functional currency.

3.Recent accounting pronouncements

The Corporation has reviewed new and revised accounting pronouncements that have been issued but are not yet effective and determined that the following may have an impact on the Corporation:

IFRS 9, as issued, reflects the first phase of the IASB's work on the replacement of IAS 39 and applies to classification and measurement of financial assets and financial liabilities as defined in IAS 39. The standard was initially effective for annual periods beginning on or after January 1, 2013, but amendments to IFRS 9 Mandatory Effective Date of IFRS 9 and Transition Disclosures, issued in December 2011, moved the mandatory effective date to January 1, 2015. In subsequent phases, the IASB will address hedge accounting and impairment of financial assets. The Corporation will assess the impact of this standard in conjunction with the other phases, when the final standard including all phases is issued.

4.Purchase of intangible assets

In May 2013, the Corporation acquired the service rights from certain of its Canadian agents for cash consideration of $2,555,000. The entire purchase price was allocated to intangible assets (service rights). Service rights have an indefinite life and therefore are not amortized.

5.Long-term debt

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 June 30, December 31,
2013 2012
$ $
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Extendable revolving credit facility 44,031,214 29,773,229
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The Corporation has established a $70,000,000 extendable revolving credit facility. The purpose of the credit facility is to finance the Corporation's capital expenditure program and for general corporate purposes. The credit facility bears interest, at the Corporation's option, at either the bank's prime rate (December 31, 2012 - 3.00%) or bankers' acceptance rate plus 1.25% (December 31, 2012 - 2.44%). An additional stand-by fee calculated at an annual rate of 0.25% per annum is also required on the unused portion of the credit facility. This fee is expensed as incurred.

The credit facility has no required principal repayment. The credit facility expires on June 22, 2014 and is renewable by mutual agreement of the Corporation and the lender for an additional 364 day period, after which the entire amount must be repaid. If not renewed, interest is payable monthly on the facility for 364 days after which the entire amount is to be repaid.

The extendable revolving credit facility is collateralized by a general security interest over the Corporation's assets, property and undertaking, present and future.

Under the terms of the credit facilities, the Corporation must comply with certain financial and non-financial covenants, as defined by the bank. Throughout 2013, and as at June 30, 2013, the Corporation was in compliance with all of these covenants.

As at June 30, 2013, the Corporation has issued letters of credit in the amount of approximately $635,000. The outstanding letters of credit reduce the amount available under the extendable revolving credit facility.

At June 30, 2013, the Corporation had available $25,333,786 (December 31, 2012 - $24,591,771) of undrawn committed borrowing facilities in respect of which all conditions precedent had been met.

6.Shareholders' capital and reserves

A) Authorized shares

An unlimited number of voting common shares are authorized without nominal or par value.

B) Issued and outstanding

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Number of Amount
Shares $
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At December 31, 2011 10,813,631 44,473,107
Shares issued pursuant to equity
financing, net of issuance costs 1,500,000 35,961,834
Shares issued pursuant to the share option plan 13,000 205,170
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At December 31, 2012 12,326,631 80,640,111
Shares issued pursuant to the share option plan 6,000 134,700
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At June 30, 2013 12,332,631 80,774,811
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C) Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss)

The accumulated other comprehensive income (loss) is used to record exchange differences arising from the translation of the financial statements of foreign subsidiaries.

6.Shareholders' capital and reserves (continued)

D) Contributed surplus

The contributed surplus reserve is used to recognise the fair value of share options granted to employees, including key management personnel, as part of their remuneration. When options are subsequently exercised, the fair value of such options in contributed surplus is credited to share capital. Refer to Note 7 for further details of these plans.

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 June 30, December 31,
2013 2012
$ $
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Opening balance 2,060,607 2,657,923
Share-based payment transactions - 58,000
Equity-settled share plan settled in cash (1,513,103) (655,316)
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Closing balance 547,504 2,060,607
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6.Share-based payment plans

Share plan (equity-settled)

Under the Share Plan, directors, officers, employees and consultants of the Corporation are eligible to receive share options to acquire ordinary shares of the Corporation, with terms not to exceed 10 years from the date of the grant. The exercise price shall not be less than the closing price of the shares traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange on the first date preceding the date of the grant. Under the Share Plan, vesting periods are determined by the directors of the Corporation at the time of the grant. All share options granted through to June 30, 2013 vest equally over a period of three years from the date of grant. The maximum number of shares to be issued under this plan may not exceed 250,000 shares.

A summary of the share-based payment transactions for the period ended June 30, 2013 and the year ended December 31, 2012 are as follows:

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 June 30, 2013 December 31, 2012
Number of Weighted Number of Weighted
Options average options average
Exercise exercise
Price price
$ $
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Outstanding at beginning
of period 110,375 21.54 187,750 19.00
Share options exercised (6,000) 22.45 (13,000) 15.78
Options surrendered for cash (92,375) 22.45 (52,375) 13.69
Forfeited - - (12,000) 22.45
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Outstanding at end of period 12,000 14.07 110,375 21.54
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Pursuant to the share plan during the first quarter of 2013, the Corporation had 92,375 vested share options surrendered by employees in return for a cash settlement of $1,513,103.

7.Share-based payment plans (continued)

Deferred Unit Plan (cash-settled)

In May 2011, the Corporation established the Deferred Unit Plan ("DUP"), which was approved by the shareholders at the September 22, 2011 Annual General Meeting. The DUP was established to reward officers and employees. Directors may also participate in the plan whereby they will be paid 60% to 100% of the annual retainer in the form of deferred units. Pursuant to the terms of the DUP, participants are granted deferred units with a value equivalent to the value of a Badger share. The deferred units granted earn additional deferred units for the dividends that would otherwise have been paid on the deferred units as if they instead had been issued as Badger shares on the date of the grant. The deferred units granted other than to the directors, which vest immediately, vest equally over a period of three years from the date of the grant. Upon vesting, the participant may elect to redeem the deferred units for an equal number of Badger shares or the cash equivalent. The DUP has been accounted for as a cash-settled plan. The compensation expense is based on the estimated fair value of the deferred units outstanding at the end of each quarter and recognized using graded vesting throughout the term of the vesting period, with a corresponding credit to liabilities. The Corporation has recorded a compensation expense of $3,708,000 for the six months ended June 30, 2013 (June 30, 2012 - $934,000), which is included in selling, general and administrative expenses.

The liability of deferred units outstanding as at June 30, 2013 is $7,631,000 (December 31, 2012 - $3,923,000). The intrinsic value of deferred units exercisable as at June 30, 2013 is $6,516,399 (December 31, 2012 - $1,437,644).

Changes in the number of deferred units under the Badger DUP were as follows:

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 Units
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At December 31, 2011 131,178
Granted 48,170
Dividends earned 4,067
Redeemed (5,003)
Forfeited (12,287)
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At December 31, 2012 166,125
Granted 33,850
Dividends earned 1,014
Redeemed (5,036)
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At June 30, 2013 195,953
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Exercisable at June 30, 2013 131,432
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8.Revenues

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 For the six For the three
months ended months ended
June 30, June 30, June 30, June 30,
2013 2012 2013 2012
$ $ $ $
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Rendering of services 141,867,682 107,112,311 73,155,419 53,152,642
Truck placement fees 944,108 906,192 502,321 831,493
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142,811,790 108,018,503 73,657,740 53,984,135
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9.Earnings per share

Basic earnings per share ("EPS")

Basic EPS is calculated by dividing profit or loss attributable to ordinary equity holders (the numerator) by the weighted average number of ordinary shares outstanding (the denominator) during the period. The denominator (number of units) is calculated by adjusting the shares in issue at the beginning of the period by the number of shares bought back or issued during the period, multiplied by a time-weighting factor.

The calculation of basic earnings per share for the six months ended June 30, 2013, was based on the net profit available to common shareholders of $17,355,846 (2012 - $12,259,681), and a weighted average number of common shares outstanding of 12,332,134 (2012 - 10,913,005).

The calculation of basic earnings per share for the three months ended June 30, 2013, was based on the net profit available to common shareholders of $9,370,683 (2012 - $6,144,629), and a weighted average number of common shares outstanding of 12,332,631 (2012 - 11,005,675).

The weighted average number of common shares is calculated as follows:

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 For the six For the three
months ended months ended
June 30, June 30, June 30, June 30,
2013 2012 2013 2012
$ $ $ $
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Issued common shares
outstanding, beginning
of period 12,326,631 10,813,631 12,332,631 10,823,631
Effect of equity financing - 90,659 - 181,319
Effect of share options
exercised 5,503 8,715 - 725
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Weighted average number
of common shares, end
of period 12,332,134 10,913,005 12,332,631 11,005,675
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Diluted EPS

Diluted EPS is calculated by adjusting the earnings and number of shares for the effects of dilutive options and other dilutive potential shares. The effects of anti-dilutive potential shares are ignored in calculating diluted EPS. All options are considered anti-dilutive when the Corporation is in a loss position.

The calculation of diluted earnings per share for the six months ended June 30, 2013, was based on a weighted average number of common shares outstanding after adjustment for the effects of all dilutive potential common shares of 12,340,097 (2012 - 10,927,198).

The calculation of diluted earnings per share for the three months ended June 30, 2013, was based on a weighted average number of common shares outstanding after adjustment for the effects of all dilutive potential common shares of 12,340,920 (2012 - 11,021,738).

9.Earnings per share (continued)

The weighted average number of dilutive potential common shares is calculated as follows:

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 For the six For the three
months ended months ended
June 30, June 30, June 30, June 30,
2013 2012 2013 2012
$ $ $ $
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Weighted average number
of common shares
(basic) 12,332,134 10,913,005 12,332,631 11,005,675
Effect of share options 7,963 14,193 8,289 16,063
Weighted average number
of common shares
(diluted) 12,340,097 10,927,198 12,340,920 11,021,738

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The average market value of the Corporation's shares for purposes of calculating the dilutive effect
of share options was based on quoted market prices for the period during which the options were outstanding.

10.Segment reporting

The Corporation operates in two geographic/reportable segments providing non-destructive excavating services to each of these segments. The following is selected information for the periods ended June 30, 2013 and 2012 based on these geographic segments.

Each segment is responsible for its operating results.

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For six months ended: June 30, 2013
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Canada U.S. Total)
($) ($) ($)
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Revenues 76,363,292 66,448,498 142,811,790
Direct costs 48,967,433 45,543,360 94,510,793
Depreciation of property,
plant and equipment 5,337,894 5,764,287 11,102,181
Amortization of intangible assets - - -
Selling, general and
administrative 8,503,852 1,515,815 10,019,667
Profit before tax 12,970,870 13,571,703 26,542,573
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For six months ended: June 30, 2012
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Canada U.S. Total)
($) ($) ($)
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Revenues 58,673,672 49,344,831 108,018,503
Direct costs 37,103,081 37,580,833 74,683,914
Depreciation of property,
plant and equipment 4,319,949 4,316,206 8,636,155
Amortization of intangible assets 49,002 - 49,002
Selling, general and
administrative 5,061,816 1,301,689 6,363,505
Profit before tax 11,542,524 6,130,626 17,673,150
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For three months ended: June 30, 2013
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Canada U.S. Total)
($) ($) ($)
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Revenues 36,965,085 36,692,655 73,657,740
Direct costs 23,704,629 24,373,343 48,077,972
Depreciation of property,
plant and equipment 2,725,359 3,043,942 5,769,301
Selling, general and
administrative 4,385,085 851,957 5,237,042
Profit before tax 5,807,005 8,399,476 14,206,481

For three months ended: June 30, 2012
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Canada U.S. Total)
($) ($) ($)
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Revenues 27,730,812 26,253,323 53,984,135
Direct costs 17,479,846 19,632,763 37,112,609
Depreciation of property,
plant and equipment 2,209,944 2,257,292 4,467,236
Selling, general and
administrative 2,453,504 703,346 3,156,850
Profit before tax 5,293,685 3,656,431 8,950,116

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10.Segment reporting (continued)

Selected Consolidated Statement of Financial Position Information

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Canada ($) U.S. ($) Total ($)
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As at June 30, 2013
Property, plant and equipment 84,080,085 90,546,728 174,626,813
Intangible assets 9,105,511 - 9,105,511
Total assets 136,312,618 124,549,890 260,862,508

As at December 31, 2012
Property, plant and equipment 77,969,436 71,598,669 149,568,105
Intangible assets 6,550,511 - 6,550,511
Total assets 126,315,547 99,266,861 225,582,408
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Selected Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows Information

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For six months ended: June 30, 2013
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Canada U.S. Total)
($) ($) ($)
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Additions to non-current assets:
Property, plant and equipment 11,536,211 20,739,990 32,276,201
Intangible assets 2,555,000 - 2,555,000
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For six months ended: June 30, 2012
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Canada U.S. Total)
($) ($) ($)
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Additions to non-current assets:
Property, plant and equipment 12,561,723 12,663,621 25,225,344
Intangible assets - - -
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For three months ended: June 30, 2013
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Canada U.S. Total)
($) ($) ($)
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Additions to non-current assets:
Property, plant and equipment 7,519,083 11,834,119 19,353,202
Intangible assets 2,555,000 - 2,555,000
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For three months ended: June 30, 2012
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Canada U.S. Total)
($) ($) ($)
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Additions to non-current assets:
Property, plant and equipment 6,158,469 6,553,636 12,712,105
Intangible assets - - -
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To view the press release as a PDF file, please click on the following link:
http://www.usetdas.com/pr/badger08122013.pdf

Source: Badger Daylighting Ltd. (TSX - BAD) www.badgerinc.com
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