SOURCE: Unico, Inc.

January 25, 2007 09:11 ET

Unico, Inc. Announces New Metallurgist for Mill and Processing Facility at the Deer Trail Mine

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 25, 2007 -- Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UCOI), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Deer Trail Mining Company, LLC, has contracted with Rob Robson, a metallurgist with over 20 years experience in metallurgical work in the mining industry. The focus of Mr. Robson's work will be on the optimization of the design and flow of the floatation circuit for the mill and production facility at the Deer Trail Mine.

Mr. Robson most recently served as mill superintendent at an operating mine in Canada. He previously worked for United Glencairn Resources, producing an operating manual for gold processing operations, and for North American Metals Corporation at the Golden Bear Mine in Northern British Columbia, serving in various positions of increasing responsibility and culminating as process superintendent.

Mr. Robson functioned as laboratory manager for Kazakhstan Goldfields in Kazakhstan. He set up and operated testing and assaying laboratories for Ash & Associates Consulting Ltd. on several projects in Canada. Mr. Robson also served as process superintendent for Candorado Mines Ltd. of Hedley, British Colombia, a producing gold operation.

After receiving his diploma as a Mining Technologist from British Columbia Institute of Technology in 1981, Mr. Robson was awarded a diploma in Gas & Oil Technology from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

"We are extremely pleased to have retained a quality consulting metallurgist with the experience and expertise of Mr. Robson as we move through the completion phase and the start-up of operations at the Deer Trail mill and processing facility," said Mark A. Lopez, chief executive officer of Unico, Inc. "Mr. Robson is already on site at the Deer Trail property, and we look forward to his contributions toward maximizing the potential of this facility."

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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 recently announced agreements to acquire over 70 additional mining claims. For more information, please visit

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