SOURCE: Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.

July 31, 2006 12:35 ET

Altair Nanotechnologies Announces Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call

RENO, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 31, 2006 -- Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTI) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for its second quarter of fiscal 2006. The call will be held Monday, August 7, 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 973-582-2706. Please dial in to the conference five minutes before the call is scheduled to begin. Ask the operator for conference number 7689679. An audio replay of the conference call will be available from August 7 through August 14, 2006, and can be accessed by dialing 973-341-3080 and entering conference number 7689679.

Additionally, the conference call is being webcast by ViaVid Communications and can be accessed by visiting http://viavid.net/dce.aspx?sid=000033E2 or Altairnano'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.

Contact Information

  • For Additional Information:

    Institutional Investors:
    Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.
    C. Robert Pedraza
    VP Strategy & Business Development
    775.858.3702
    Email Contact

    Specialized and Individual Investors:
    McCloud Communications, LLC
    Marty Tullio or Mark Tullio
    Managing Members
    949.553.9748
    Email Contact

    Media Relations:
    Fleishman-Hillard
    Terry Banks
    Senior Vice President
    202.828.9710
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    Company Information:
    Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.
    Roy Graham
    SVP Commercial Development
    775.858.3706
    Email Contact