Georgetown company expanding

Georgetown-based Minova Americas has announced plans to build a global research and development center in Bowerston, Ohio.

The company works in the underground mining, tunneling and civil engineering industries.

"We expect this to be a place devoted to developing solutions not just for today's problems but for the unforeseen problems of tomorrow," said Minova Americas' President and CEO Bruce Cassidy in a statement.

The company expects the center to be operational by spring.