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The fatal collapse of an underground parking lot in a Tel Aviv commercial district just weeks before construction was due to be completed has not only focused attention on the lack of safety and inspection in Israel’s construction industry but also raised question over potential engineering issues.
Susan M. Baer, 65, an aviation-sector pioneer who was the first person to manage all three major New York City-area airports and the first woman aviation director at the Port
Authority of New York & New Jersey, died on Aug. 9 in Upper Montclair, N.J.