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.

By: W. Jerrold Samford, P.G., F.GBA                     ASTM has revised the “Phase 1” standard practice, E1527. The revised standard should now be cited by consultants as E1527-21. While it has...

Dec 14, 2021

Summary In this episode of the DEI series, we will be discussing allies in diversity, equity, and inclusions. Allies can be essential to drive systemic improvements to workplace policies, practices, and culture. But what does it mean to be an ally? H...

Dec 3, 2021

GBA Geotechnical Business Committee New language in the 2024 International Plumbing Code (IPC) will explicitly mandate how under-slab plumbing is to be protected from expansive soil, reducing professional liability risk for geotechnical engineers. Ra...

Nov 29, 2021

Forward For more than 50-years, GBA has delivered two conferences annually, one in the Fall and one in the Spring. This will not change because GBA conferences provide timely and valuable information that our members use to manage risk and optimize b...

Nov 12, 2021

Surveys indicate most GBA Member-Firms do not have a formal process for validating software or spreadsheets before they are used. This Best Practices document reviews the risks of using commercial software and spreadsheets blindly or without validati...

Nov 12, 2021

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Nov 4, 2021

Those that attended GBA’s 2020 Fall Conference agreed that the presentations were educational, entertaining, and inspiring. Now you can watch, listen to, and learn from these speakers too, on your own schedule. These videos are available for all GB...

Nov 3, 2021

GBA Emerging Leaders Class GBA has published over 100 case histories based on real-life events that have happened to geoprofessional firms. GBA Case Histories are unique because our members share real-life stories of problems that impacted their busi...

Sep 22, 2021

GBA is committed to promoting the value of geoprofessionals and for our 2021 photo contest we asked Members to share: “How do you depict the day in the life of a Geoprofessional?” With over 90 photos submitted this year, the pride of geoprofessio...

Sep 17, 2021

You are cordially invited to join GBA’s President Tom Blackburn for a casual  afternoon of information and social networking with friends and colleagues from across GBA. Tom will introduce you to friends as we wind down the week and toast the week...

Sep 13, 2021