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Bobcat E10e excavates under St. Jerome’s

Bobcat E10e excavates under St. Jerome’s

Because it doesn’t have tailpipe emissions that can harm people and contaminate the air in enclosed spaces, electric equipment has the ability to get work done where the cost of conventional diesel or propane can’t be justified. In this case, we’re not talking about financial cost, but cultural cost – in this case, at the St. Jerome Monumental Complex in Naples, where Bobcat is putting its E10e electric mini excavator to work exploring the historic landmark. Nestled near the heart of Naples, the Complesso Monumentale dei Girolamini offers a wealth of architectural, artistic, and other cultural treasures – including an operatic music archive, an incredible collection of paintings and sculptures, and the legendary library of the saint who first translated the Bible into Latin containing nearly 160,000 books with volumes dating back more than a thousand years. As incredible as the site is, however, it’s believed that there are still more treasures waiting to be discovered beneath St. Jerome’s, but the fragile nature of paintings, books, and whatever else may be buried there shouldn’t be exposed to …