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.

GBA Business Practices Committee No one knows when the next recession will arrive, but most economists agree  that another recession is certain. Most also agree that we’re getting closer to the next recession.  What can geoprofessionals do now to...

Oct 17, 2019

GBA has updated one of its most frequently, all-time best-selling resource – Important Information about This Geotechnical-Engineering Report. Some of the language and sections have been modified and updated, including a new section about understan...

Oct 17, 2019

GBA’s 2019 Fall Conference videos and presentation slides are now available on our website for “on-demand” viewing.  Watch 2019 Fall Conference Videos:  HERE Now you can review the presentations on your time and share what you learned from th...

Oct 17, 2019

  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 valuable...

Sep 25, 2019

GBA Board Member Spotlight – Chuck Gregory Mom grew up on a farm east of Austin, TX and became an elementary school teacher.  Dad, after returning from service in the Army in Germany, worked his entire career in the oil and gas business. In the sm...

Sep 24, 2019

GBA Publications Committee After terminating an employee for poor attendance and inadequate job performance, a member firm is faced with alleged violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ATDA).  T...

Sep 12, 2019

GBA Legal Affairs Committee As a valued member of a design team, geoprofessionals should play a very important role in the pursuit of projects, particularly large projects with significant potential costs associated with soil-related design issues....

Sep 12, 2019

GBA Executive Director – Joel G. Carson I had an insightful conversation with Bill Samuels, Jr. this week about his upcoming keynote presentation at GBA’s 2019 Fall Conference. Mr. Samuels is the Chairman Emeritus of Maker’s Mark, a well-known ...

Aug 8, 2019

I think most young boys imagined growing up to be a firefighter or a major league baseball player.  I took a different track, and thought the greatest job would be a big  rig truck driver.That’s right – driving an 18 wheeler across the country...

Jul 16, 2019

Net Multipliers and Utilization Ratios are higher,                                                    DSO is lower.  Overall, financial performance for GBA members is improving! For more than 15 years, GBA has been collect...

Jul 11, 2019