GBA News

Read the latest GBA news here. GBA frequently offers new resources, issues new publications, and announces new events. Check back here often for the latest updates on these and more from GBA.

Those that attended GBA’s 2018 Fall Conference in Nashville agreed that the presentations were educational and inspiring.  Now you can watch, listen to, and learn from these speakers, too, on your own schedule, and without leaving your office. As ...

Nov 20, 2018

President Vogt’s Six-Month Update Presentation Presented during GBA’s 2018 Fall Conference November 3, 2018 ~ Nashville, TN The last time I had the chance to address  our members was shortly after the gavel had been passed and I was new in my r...

Nov 6, 2018

            Call for Abstracts – 2019 Spring Conference – Maui, Hawaii We are looking for dynamic, engaging speakers with something valuable to teach industry leaders involved in the Geoprofessional Business ...

Oct 31, 2018

  Nashville Mayor Proclaims Geoprofessional Week As we prepare to gather for our 2018 Fall Conference in Nashville this week, Mayor David Briley, graciously provided an official proclamation of Geoprofessionals’ Week by the Metropolitan Gove...

Oct 29, 2018

An experienced project manager assigned an experienced field representative to be on site full time to observe construction of the building pad and MSE wall.  Confident in the field representative’s abilities, the project manager confined his invo...

Oct 10, 2018

What started out as a workshop among 50 industry leaders to discuss the challenges of performing engineering services for mine tailings dams, resulted in a document that will guide mine owners, regulators, and practitioners toward a more efficient a...

Oct 9, 2018

GBA is excited to announce two new conference locations and dates.  In addition to the already announced conferences in Nashville (November 1-3, 2018)  and Maui (April 4-6, 2019), GBA has finalized plans for the  Fall 2019 at the Omni Hotel in L...

Sep 28, 2018

Learn from others. Don’t repeat the mistakes of the past! GBA  Case Histories are being used by our  members for loss prevention discussions in support of professional development and mentoring. That is why GBA case histories are so valuabl...

Sep 27, 2018

You may have seen “BPA Free” labels on plastic water bottles and other  containers or products. Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a colorless solid that is poorly soluble in water, and durable,making it suitable for use in creating some plastics.  It can b...

Sep 24, 2018

EDUCATE YOUR CLIENTS:  GBA Updates Message to Owners – Construction Risks and Limitation of Liability Designed for distribution to construction-project owners, this concise flyer points out effective means for managing risks, including limitation...

Aug 28, 2018