SOURCE: Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.

May 02, 2006 13:30 ET

Altair Nanotechnologies Announces First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call

RENO, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 2, 2006 -- Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTI) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2006. The call will be held Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Shareholders and members of the investment community are invited to participate in the conference call.

The conference call dial-in number for both U.S. and international callers is 973-935-2967. Please dial in to the conference five minutes before the call is scheduled to begin. An audio replay of the conference call will be available from May 9 through May 16, 2006, and can be accessed by dialing 973-341-3080 and entering conference number 7310136.

Additionally, the conference call is being webcast by ViaVid Communications and can be accessed by visiting http://viavid.net/dce.aspx?sid=0000300C or Altair's web site, www.altairnano.com.

ABOUT ALTAIR NANOTECHNOLOGIES INC.

Altairnano is an innovator and supplier of advanced ceramic nanomaterials. With a skilled team of scientists in its 100,000 square foot facility who, coupled in collaborative ventures with industry partners and leading academic centers, have developed a unique portfolio of intellectual property and novel products. These researchers are complemented by a seasoned management team with substantial experience in commercializing innovative, disruptive technologies.

Altairnano focuses on nanotechnology applications to enable new high-growth markets. In alternative energy Altairnano is pioneering new battery materials and systems. The company is applying nanotechnology to the development of drug candidates for humans and companion animals, coatings materials for implants, and materials for dental applications. Its high performance nanomaterials have applications in paints, coatings, and the treatment of water and air. The Altairnano Hydrochloride Pigment process, the first new patented pigment process in 50 years, is an environmentally friendly method for manufacturing white pigment used in paints, paper and plastic. For additional information visit www.altairnano.com.

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    Investor and Financial Relations:
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    Company Contact:
    Robert Pedraza
    VP Strategy & Business Development
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