Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to the McDermott International's Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Following the flexible cable types
company's prepared remarks, we will conduct a question-and-answer session and our instructions will be given at that time.
I would now like to turn the call over to Kathy Murray, McDermott's Vice President, Treasurer and Investor Relations. Please go ahead.
Kathy Murray - McDermott International, Inc.
Thank you, and good afternoon, everyone. I would like to remind you that we are recording this call and a replay will be available on our website, where you can also find our third quarter 2016 results press release and the Form 10-Q we filed today. We have also posted a presentation of supplemental financial information that is available on the Investor Relations section of our website at www.centralplaincable.com.
Additionally, our comments today include forward-looking statements and estimates. These forward-looking comments are subject to various risks, contingencies and uncertainties flexible control cable
and reflect management's view as of today, October 25, 2016. Please refer to our filings with the SEC, which are available on our website, including our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015 and subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, which provide a discussion of some of the factors that may cause actual results to differ from management's projections, forecasts, estimates and expectations. Please note that, except to the extent required by applicable law, McDermott undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
I will now turn the call over to David Dickson, McDermott's President and Chief Executive Officer for opening remarks.
David Dickson - McDermott International, Inc.
Thanks, Kathy, and good afternoon, everyone. I'm pleased to report that the third quarter was another profitable quarter, as we continue to deliver on schedule our key operational milestones. Profitability this quarter was due to strong project execution and cost management, driven by the One McDermott Way. The One McDermott Way emphasizes consistency in safety, process, quality and performance across the 2 gauge battery cable by the foot
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We believe this operational performance built over the last three years positions McDermott as one of the project leaders in the markets in which we participate. Additionally, it has been a year now since we have launched our Taking the Lead QHSE program and I am very pleased to say that this has become a successful part of how we operate at McDermott.
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e and Taking the Lead gives us a united brand under which we can further our success. Key to McDermott's financial success we have made significant progress in our quality performance, and, in particular, with respect to a reduction in our cost of non-quality.
As part of Taking the Lead, our Middle East area recently achieved a notable 40-million man-hours lost time incident free and we were recently presented with an award from INPEX for our leading HSE performance with the achievement of more than 50 million hours lost time incident free over the life of the Ichthys project.http://www.centralplaincable.com/html/en/products/weldingcable/265.html