SOURCE: Unico, Inc.

June 01, 2007 09:11 ET

Unico, Inc. Announces Purchase and Delivery of Equipment for the Deer Trail Mine

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - June 1, 2007) - Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UCOI), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced the purchase and delivery of several pieces of equipment for use at the Deer Trail Mine in Marysvale, Utah. Photographs of the recently purchased equipment, including the delivery of two of the pieces, have been added to a new photo gallery on the company's website, www.unicomining.com. The gallery can be found by visiting the "Multimedia" section of the Unico website at www.unicomining.com./news/othermedia.php.

A 1997 tandem axle semi tractor built by Western Star (http://www.westernstartrucks.com/) was purchased by the company, and it is expected to be delivered to the Deer Trail Mine in the coming days. The tractor has a Caterpillar 455 horsepower motor and double incased frame rails. The truck is built for heavy hauling, both off highway and on. It will be used for moving equipment from one location to another as needed. The company intends to acquire a 25-ton side dump trailer to move material from the upper mine dumps to the screening plant and from the screening plant to the mill and processing facility at the Deer Trail Mine.

The company also purchased a Toyota 4,300 pound forklift with a three-stage mast capable of reaching 17 feet. The forklift, which has been delivered and is in use to assist with the reconstruction work at the Deer Trail Mine site, will also be used inside the mill to move the floatation concentrate and other materials needed to operate the mill.

A Ferree LT35 equipment trailer was purchased and delivered to the Deer Trail Mine. This trailer will be used to transport the Cat Loader, Case Excavator and Cat D-7 dozer to and from the mine and mill sites at the Deer Trail Mine.

The new photo gallery includes pictures of the Western Star semi tractor, the delivery of the Toyota forklift and the Ferree trailer, the forklift and trailer on site at the Deer Trail Mine, and the forklift in use at the mill and processing facility.

"With the expanding operations at the Deer Trail Mine, including the continued reconstruction of the mill and processing facility, ongoing screening operations and the movement of material to and from different areas at the site, the purchase of this equipment is another important development for the Deer Trail Mining Company, our wholly owned subsidiary," commented Mark A. Lopez, chief executive officer of Unico, Inc. "We hope that Unico shareholders will review the new pictures that we have posted to our website and will continue to follow the progress of the company as it works to develop revenues and long-term value from operations at the Deer Trail Mine."

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About Unico, Inc.

Unico, Inc. (OTCBB: UCOI) is a publicly traded natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector that is focused on the exploration, development and production of gold, silver, lead, zinc, and copper concentrates at its three mine properties: the Deer Trail Mine, the Bromide Basin Mine and the Silver Bell Mine. The company has also announced agreements to acquire over 70 additional mining claims. For more information, please visit www.unicomining.com.

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