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GBA Acquires Jay Engineering Company, Inc.

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George Butler Associates, Inc. (GBA) is excited to announce the acquisition of Jay Engineering Company, Inc. This acquisition will increase the size of the team and capabilities of the company. As a result of strategic planning efforts, GBA set out to acquire a firm in the water/wastewater or transportation markets. Texas was identified as a strong market with a growing need for infrastructure.
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Safety First: How to Prioritize Workplace Safety Awareness

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Did you know that June is National Safety Month? The National Safety Council (NSC) observes this month by focusing on saving lives and preventing injuries in and out of the workplace. This year, the NSC provided resources on a variety of topics that promote workers’ safety. At GBA, safety is a year-round affair. The firm has a safety team comprised Read More>
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GBA Designs Schier Products Facility with Flexibility for the Future

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Schier Products, a manufacturer of grease interceptors for commercial kitchens, was searching for a new home in Shawnee, Kansas surrounded by ample natural area for a park-like setting. GBA partnered with Schier Products to assist in site selection, architecture, interior design and construction administration services. This led to a new 52,500-SF facility that would house both manufacturing and office functions Read More>
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How On-Demand Project Management Services Can Move You Forward

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Over the course of a project, project managers (PMs) face several hurdles when moving toward a finish line. These obstacles are amplified when PMs solely rely on their internal resources for project management. Some of the roadblocks PMs run into when they are in this position include: Too many projects for their staff to manage. A project that requires technical Read More>

Using Asset Management to Prioritize Needs for a City’s Sanitary Sewer System

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A well-performed sanitary sewer evaluation study (SSES) provides owners with valuable information to enhance their asset management databases. When performing a SSES, multiple tasks are accomplished. These include: Establishing an inventory of the system. By collecting information such as diameters, elevations, materials and conditions, a baseline to begin assessing the entirety of the system is created. Using smoke and dyed-water Read More>