SOURCE: United Mines Inc.

United Mines Inc.

February 22, 2010 20:08 ET

United Mines, Inc. Board Hires Exclusive Representative for Greater China and Southeast Asian Regions; Board Approves Applying to List on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

International Attorney and Former U.S. Trade Representative, Mr. Alan W. C. Ma, Joins UMI as GOLDEN "Year of the Tiger" Begins

ORO VALLEY, AZ--(Marketwire - February 22, 2010) - United Mines, Inc. (OTCBB: UNMN) ("United Mines" or the "Company"), a U.S. precious metals mining company, based in Tucson, Arizona, today announced the Company plans to establish contacts, resources and put in place a management team to enter the Hong Kong marketplace. The Company has tapped the expertise of Mr. Alan W.C. Ma, Esq., of Hawaii, to lead a team of professionals on the Company's behalf to seek resource partners, prospective investors, and structure investment vehicles with the goal of eventually listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange's Growth Enterprise Market (GEM).

Mr. Ma is licensed before the United States Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii. He has been a practicing attorney for 26 years in Hawaii and listed in "Best Lawyers in America" since 1993. Mr. Ma has acted as the Trade Representative of the State of Hawaii in Hong Kong and China; and as an Adjunction Professor of Law at the Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii from 1987-1995. A native of Hong Kong, Mr. Ma commands several dialects of Chinese fluently.

"Now is a very fortuitous time for United Mines to increase UMI's visibility in Greater China and Hong Kong as the GOLDEN Year of the Tiger begins," proclaims United Mines' CEO Glenn E. Martin. "As exclusive representative for United Mines throughout the mini-dragons of Asia, Mr. Ma will work to build shareholder value while introducing UMI to interested parties overseas."

"I am very pleased to join the advisory team of this emerging U.S.-based precious metals mining company," announced Mr. Ma. "I look forward to establishing United Mines' International Far East presence in my native Hong Kong."

United Mines has joined the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and participates with the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office's InvestHK programs. Mr. Martin has been a member of HKTDC for over 20 years. He was also the Executive Director of the World Trade Center - Tucson from 1988-1993. In support of Mr. Ma's efforts, United Mines will join the World Trade Center organizations in Los Angeles (WTCLA), San Francisco (WTCSF) and Hong Kong (WTCHK).

"A journey of 10,000 miles starts with 1 step," quotes Mr. Martin on his own variation of Chinese philosopher Lao-Tzu. "Kung Hei Fat Choi."

About United Mines, Inc.

United Mines, Inc. (ARIZ) is a U.S. precious metals mining company, based in Tucson, Arizona. The Company owns silver, gold and copper exploration projects in Arizona, USA. UMI 100% owns & operates the La Colorada twin plant facility, with gravity float & a heap leach processing systems, permitted by the BLM & ADEQ.

United Mines strategic planning processes built from the beginning a unique standalone company to meet American U.S. Industry 7 standards for identification, exploration and documentation of its 100% owned properties; and to protect our fragile environment with emerging green mining policies and practices. United Mines plans to embrace & develop cutting edge technologies as "America's eco-friendly miners."

For more information about United Mines, Please visit http://www.unitedmines.com

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains certain "forward-looking statements." Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and assumptions and are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, some of which cannot be predicted or quantified, many of which are beyond the Company's control.

Contact Information

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    Mr. Glenn E. Martin
    President
    United Mines, Inc.
    1-520-742-3111
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