The company partners for global robotics competition finals and European premiere of 3D engineering film
LONDON, June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and the University of Bath are hosting the first international finals of FIRST® LEGO® League, a global robotics competition designed to encourage schoolchildren to take up careers in engineering and technology. More than 700 children aged 9-16 representing 36 countries worldwide will battle it out in the FIRST® LEGO® League International Open Championship 2017 from 21-24 June, being held in the UK for the first time.
Bechtel-Sponsored Teams Compete and “Dream Big” at FIRST® Robotics World Championships
RESTON, Va., May 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Reflecting its ongoing commitment to advancing STEM-related opportunities for students, Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, sponsored and mentored 17 high school teams to compete in the 2017 FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC) World Championships late last month. More than 800 teams from around the world qualified to compete in the championships, considered the preeminent celebration of STEM, with Bechtel-affiliated teams winning
Who knew that joining a Future City team could land you a visit to the White House? That’s exactly what happened to the Nevada Future City team this year. Future City is a middle school competition that ask students to imagine, design and build cities of the future. After four months of designing a virtual city (using SimCity), they write up their solution to a city-wide issue, build scale models of their city, and then present their vision to a panel of judges. Luckily a team from Nevada was chosen to participate in the U.S. Science Fair Engineering Festival which was hosted by U.S.
Bechtel and its partners, MacGillivray Freeman Films, ASCE and DiscoverE are gearing up to release the Dream Big film on February 17, 2017. The film premieres in 3D IMAX® and giant-screen theatres worldwide and should change how we talk about engineering with K-12 students. Dream Big is an up-close look at engineering wonders around the world and also showcases kids using engineering principles that can change their life and maybe impact our world.
Bechtel is among the most respected global engineering, project management, and construction companies, and a cornerstone of innovation in the industry. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects—the modern marvels of the world—that foster sustainable progress and grow economies. Corporate Social Responsibility or Stewardship, is Bechtel’s commitment to harness our human capital and resources to promote science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and to help improve the quality of life in communities where we live and work.
Competition fosters students’ life-long engagement in STEM
Reston, VA, April 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Eleven high school teams sponsored by Bechtel are competing in the 2016 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) World Championship in St. Louis, April 27-30. They are among more than 550 teams from around the world that qualified to compete in this event, considered the preeminent celebration of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
RESTON, Va., April 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Bechtel, a leading global engineering, procurement and construction company, today announced that it received the 2016 Best of Reston Community Service Award yesterday evening from the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce and Cornerstones. Six individual and two corporate honorees were recognized for making a difference in the lives of others in the community.
Recognition highlights volunteerism in support of Junior Achievement programs
RESTON, Virginia, March 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Bechtel today announced that it will receive the U.S. President’s Volunteer Services Bronze Award this evening in New York City for contributing more than 5,000 volunteer hours in support of Junior Achievement programs.
Bechtel’s support mostly focused on JA’s Building Future Leaders initiative, which seeks to increase the number of students around the world who learn entrepreneurship and participate in work-readiness programs.