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.

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

GBA Releases Five More Case Histories: 41-45   GBA Case Histories are being used by our members for loss prevention discussions in support of professional development and mentoring. Those who fail to learn the lessons of history are condemned to...

Jul 31, 2018

Per- and Poly-fluorinated alkyl substances (PFAs) concerns in the environment are one of the hottest emerging environmental topics in the country.  The compounds, developed in the 1950’s, have been used in a wide variety of everyday products inclu...

Jul 31, 2018

          Read the real-life saga of a landowner’s tenant who tries to swindle a member-firm for medical costs for his horse and for lost breeding opportunities.  The Client A real-estate development company The Project ...

Jul 16, 2018

The Fall Conference agenda has been finalized and this will be an incredible gathering. The theme for the conference is “Committing to Continuous Improvement” which supports our members’ daily effort to build stronger, smarter, mor...

Jul 5, 2018