February 13th, 2019


Wednesday 13th, February 2019
 Cedar Falls “Clarion Inn” Against the Grain Restaurant
(Formerly called the Holiday Inn)

Emerson Crane Rental
Topic: Emerson Crane Rental is a local family’s owned business, located at 3488 Wagner Rd, Waterloo, Iowa.    They offer 24/7 crane services of 5 cranes, with capacity of 33 to 275 ton lift capacity.    Chad will discuss equipment, maintenance, training, inspections, special projects, rigging, equipment costs, support vehicle needs, etc.  

Customer projects include:
  • Agricultural
  • Cellular tower erection
  • HVAC units
  • Ethanol plant
  • General hoisting
  • Small agricultural wind turbine erection
  • Steel erection
  • Roofing
  • Trusses
  • Sign setting
  • Precast
  • Modular house setting 
Speaker: Mr. Chad Emerson of Emerson Crane Rental.

Program Chair: Stephen Crouse

Meal:    Plated Dinner. includes rolls with butter, coffee, tea and milk.

House Salad with assorted dressings

Roast beef baron

Parmesan-herb steak fries



Price:               $20.00 per person (includes tax, tip & room rent)  

The Clarion has requested that we collect cash for the meal and not checks.  “Cash Please” 


Social period: 6:00 P.M. 

Dinner:            6:30 P.M. 

Location: “Against The Grain” Restaurant, Cedar Falls  Clarion Inn  5826 University Ave., Cedar Falls 50613.

Dinner Reservations can be made by emailing:

 : reservations@waterlootechnicalsociety.org 

Please indicate if you are NOT having dinner with us when making a reservation.  Please also provide the names of any guests so that nametags can be ready for them.

Please make reservations by noon, Monday 11 Feb 2019.    Guests are always welcome.   

Dues: Member dues of $20.00 may be sent to the Treasurer, Kenneth Friend, 1112 W. 4th St., Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613-2430 (ph 319-277-2312) or paid at the meeting.   E-mail:  friendfamily@cfu.net  

Checks for membership to the Waterloo technical Society should be made out to the “Waterloo Technical Society”.