A static load test was being performed on (presumably) a group of piles at a construction site on Gilstead Road in Singapore in 2011 when the massive pile of concrete blocks toppled over, blocking the […]
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A pile static load test went awry in Singapore when a pyramid of dozens of concrete blocks used for the reaction force toppled over into Gilstead Road. The force of the collapse caused a gas main to rupture but there were no reports of injuries. Click through for the video.