Watkins Hire Events have secured a three-year deal working alongside the European Tour to provide full site temporary Air Conditioning, Generators, Cable Distribution, and Lighting to the tournament being staged at Jumeirah Golf Estates Dubai. The course has been granted an extended contract through to 2014 to host the finale of 'The Race to Dubai'. Watkins Hire Events were also awarded the contract in 2010 and 2011.
A weekend of monsoon-style rainstorms has left many parts of Copenhagen underwater, with violent storms set to continue this week. Many motorways became impassable after a day of muggy temperatures ended in a huge downpour on Saturday evening; over 150mm fell in just three hours, more rain that Copenhagen usually gets in two months.
Watkins Hire Events Supplied the Abu Dhabi Yacht Show that was held at the Yas Marina race circuit in Feb 2010 and Feb 2011 with 2500kW of Cooling complete with 500 metres of overhead ducting and internal fan coils. Watkins Hire Events also supplied 5000kVA of generators and cable distribution that provided power for the Air Conditioning, exhibition stands. Also supplied was all the internal structure lighting.
In April 2011 Watkins Hire Events were contacted to supply all the broadcast cooling for the royal wedding. This involved the cooling of a three story media strcture and backstage/broadcast suites. For 2 weeks all the systems ran 24/7 with a standby engineer to cover the broadcasters sending to their home countries in other time zones.
Watkins Hire Events were contracted to supply full heating to an International awards ceremony at the iconic Templehof Airport in Berlin. The heating system was of bespoke design in order to fit in with this historic building and the internal design scheme.
In 2010 Watkins Hire were contracted to supply cooling for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. This was a huge logistical challenge that required pinpoint planning. Once the equipment arrived on site engineers installed all overhead ducting and Air Handlers into the temporary structures.