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 has a rich history of uniting to tackle tough problems, collaborating on common issues, and working together to elevate our profession. In a pilot program to promote growth and collaboration, interested GBA Members will independently watch the T...

October 5, 2017

Troutman Sanders has released the fourth edition of their popular eBook “Legal Guide to Doing Business in China.” The guide is an overview of the legal framework for making foreign investments in China and some of the complexities that may arise...

September 26, 2017

Refreshed GBA Case Histories have been downloaded almost 1,000 times since May 1, 2017 and they are being used by GBA members for loss prevention discussions in support of professional development and mentoring. Those who fail to learn the lessons o...

September 15, 2017

GBA reminds us regularly, words and phrases are critical to the success of geoprofessional consultants.  It is critically important that we are aware some words and phrases have troublesome meanings and can create costly problems. The following lis...

August 1, 2017

New GBA Business Brief:  Financial-Performance-Survey Report                For more than 15 years, GBA has been collecting key financial metrics from member-firms so our members can measure their success and improve busin...

July 28, 2017

Deposition Do’s & Don’ts for Fact Witnesses is Focus of Latest GBA Best Practices  Lawsuit. Interrogation. Sworn testimony. All intimidating words that most people don’t like to hear. But as a geoprofessional, it’s possible that at some...

June 30, 2017

    Testing Water…and Ethics, A GBA Supported Ethics Education Program:  Testing Water…and Ethics depicts a realistic ethical problem in engineering within an organizational setting. Porter/Rodman Engineering Co. has been retained to ...

June 6, 2017

      Two Important Legal Resources Updated The Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) has published new editions of two important legal references, both prepared for design professionals without use of “legalese”; both availa...

June 6, 2017

  The word is out: GBA’s redevelopment of its case histories is a smashing success! Possibly the most important of all GBA loss-prevention/risk-confrontation resources is its unique series of case histories; over 100 examples of how projects ...

May 22, 2017

  David P. Sauls P.E. Inducted into LSU Civil Engineering Department’s Hall of Distinction GBA would like to congratulate Mr. David P. Sauls, P.E. (GeoEngineers) for his induction into the Louisiana State University Department of Civil & ...

May 9, 2017