Support beams made from dodgy materials COLLAPSED - causing the evacuation of ...

Troubled Opal Tower's support beams BURST under pressure because they were made from 'low-strength' concrete - as a report finds there is 'significant damage' to ten levels of the $165 million luxury tower The final report for Sydney's controversial Opal Tower has been released  Investigators found that support beams and grout were not strong enough   The detailed reports the 'under designed' complex had 'material deficiencies' Despite the negligence, no one has been held accountable in the final report  

By Wade Sellers For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 06:36 GMT, 22 February 2019 | Updated: 06:36 GMT, 22 February 2019

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The support beams holding the 36-floor Opal Tower 'burst' because they weren't designed properly and were supported by under-strength concrete, an independent report has found.

The troubled residential tower, in Sydney's Olympic Park, was evacuated when cracks were discovered on the 10th floor on Christmas Eve. And two months later, 221 of the building's 392 units remain unoccupied because of fears for the building's safety.

A final report into problems with the tower, conducted by engineering professors  Mark Hoffman, John Carter and Stephen Foster, has found there was 'significant damage' to ten of the 36 levels and the building's basement.

They also found there were 'deficiencies' in the building materials.  

The final report from the Sydney's disastrous Opal Tower in Olympic Park (pictured) has been released, detailing what exactly what was wrong with the building and what made it crack - sending scared residents fleeing their apartments on Christmas Eve

The final report from the Sydney's disastrous Opal Tower in Olympic Park (pictured) has been released, detailing what exactly what was wrong with the building and what made it crack - sending scared residents fleeing their apartments on Christmas Eve

Residents of Sydney's Opal Tower in were forced to flee their homes on Christmas Eve after they heard 'loud creaking noises' and saw large cracks appear in the hallways 

In the final report of the two-month long investigation, investigators found damage in ten of the 36 levels in the apartment complext 

Residents of Sydney's Opal Tower in were forced to flee their homes after they heard 'loud creaking noises' and saw

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