The roofing material and equipment used in the International Convention Centre would be extremely unlikely to be the source of the devastating fire to strike the multi-million dollar project, says an industry body.

The Waterproofing Membrane Association has provided the Herald with a detailed account of how its roofing system works after the bitumen-mix roofing product found itself the focus of speculation following the fire.

It took more than 150 firefighters four days to put the fire out, with 27 million litres of water poured on to the blaze.

The waterproofing industry was left reeling after discussion on the building

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