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.

Even before the 2020 economic downturn,  member firms reported an erosion in profits driven by lower net multipliers and utilization ratios along with higher operating costs. How does your firm stack up? For more than 15 years, GBA has been collecti...

Jul 13, 2020

GBA is committed to promoting the value of geoprofessionals and we want to see it through your eyes. For our 2020 Photo Contest, we’d like to know: “how do you depict the day in the life of a Geoprofessional?” Is it field activi...

Jun 30, 2020

Dreams of Outer Space Grounded in Earth Sciences My passion for science and engineering started in high school. I was a sci-fi fan and I was inspired by 2001 A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Cosmos and all books on space explorati...

Jun 29, 2020

Working outdoors when it’s hot can create an array of safety challenges that firms and individuals need to be aware of and plan for. Some of the key issues include sun and UV-ray exposure, heat, Lyme Disease and other tick-borne diseases, West Nile...

Jun 16, 2020

GBA’s Contract Reference Guide, Fourth Edition, now is available to our members in e-book version. This searchable, flip-book allows you to read, bookmark, make notations, and take the Guide with you on any device for quick reference at your finger...

Jun 16, 2020

In support of our 50-year commitment to be the preferred source of business-related resources for geoprofessional firms, the Geoprofessional Business Association is focused on helping our members understand the importance of equality, diversity, and ...

Jun 16, 2020

A GBA-Member Firm provided suggested changes to a sewer pipe design in order to keep construction moving forward on a five-story senior-living facility. Four years later, swelling clays caused the sewer line to back-up and the lower-level slab began ...

Jun 1, 2020

GBA Publications Committee                                                           Learn from others. Don’t repeat the mistakes of the past! GBA Case Histories are being used by our members for loss prevention discus...

Jun 1, 2020

Nominations Being Accepted for the 2020 Professional Practice Ethics and Leadership Award In 2005, GBA and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) instituted the Professional Practice Ethics and Leadership Award to promote and recognize civil...

May 27, 2020

Are you a dynamic and engaging individual who can present to a large group of people? Do you have valuable content to share with geoprofessional industry leaders? The Geoprofessional Business Association is accepting submissions for session abstracts...

May 18, 2020