SOURCE: Unico, Inc.

September 20, 2007 08:59 ET

Unico, Inc. Announces Addition of New Photo Gallery to Corporate Website Showing Onsite Metallurgical Work at the Deer Trail Mine

Pictures Show Bench Scale Floatation Testing of Samples From Stockpiled Material at the Site

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - September 20, 2007) - Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UCOI), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today added a new photo gallery to its corporate website,, which shows onsite metallurgical activity at the Deer Trail Mine.

The new photo gallery showing the ongoing metallurgical work at the Deer Trail Mine has been added to the "Media" section of the Unico website at

The gallery showing the metallurgical lab work primarily focuses on the bench scale floatation testing of samples from stockpiled above ground material located on the property that can be used as immediate feed for the mill and processing facility at the Deer Trail Mine.

The metallurgical work is being conducted under the supervision of Edgar Blanco, senior metallurgist for Unico's wholly owned subsidiary, Deer Trail Mining Company. Included in his work is the development of the reagent schematic and mineral characteristics for the floatation circuit at the mill facility.

Mr. Blanco is currently conducting tests on the screened product produced from the upper Deer Trail dumps and previously mined ore from the 3400 East stope in the PTH tunnel. Metallurgical samples have been taken and the mineral characteristics are being observed, after which a practical and cost efficient processing route will be developed.

Ongoing bench scale floatation tests, such as the one shown in the gallery, are being conducted from the 3400 East sulfide ore body. With every bench scale test, the reagent scheme is being perfected. The appropriate reagent suppliers have been contacted and additional reagent samples have been ordered, which will help to perfect the overall mineral recoveries once processing operations are initiated at the mill and processing facility at the Deer Trail Mine.

Ongoing testing of the upper Deer Trail screened product is also being conducted. This includes gravity separation, floatation and leaching. Grinding and surface chemistry are being extensively evaluated to determine the most economical means of processing.

New analytical equipment is being acquired by Deer Trail Mining Company, and the company is updating the older small equipment with newer, more advanced technology.

"We are pleased to be able to show the ongoing testing that Mr. Blanco is conducting on the stockpiled material that will be the most immediate target of processing operations at the Deer Trail mill facility," stated Mark A. Lopez, chief executive officer of Unico. "While there has been significant focus on the progress of reconstruction work at the mill and processing facility, it is important to be aware that there are additional activities at the site, including Mr. Blanco's testing program and the site evaluation, mapping and sampling project currently being conducted by our new senior geologist, Dean Misantoni. The Deer Trail Mine is rapidly developing into a multi-faceted project, and we will continue to report progress and add media to keep our shareholders informed."

Unico recently completed the purchase of the Deer Trail Mine for its Deer Trail Mining Company subsidiary.

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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. Recently, Unico announced that its wholly owned Deer Trail Mining Company subsidiary had completed the purchase of the Deer Trail Mine from Crown Mines, LLC. For more information, please visit

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