SOURCE: Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc.

March 03, 2006 09:45 ET

Altair Nanotechnologies Announces Year End Financial Results Conference Call

RENO, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 3, 2006 -- Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTI) announced today that it will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for its fourth quarter and year end. The call will be held Friday, March 10, 2006, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard 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 973-935-2981. 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 March 10 through March 17, 2006, and can be accessed by dialing 973-341-3080 and entering conference number 6684307.

Additionally, the conference call is being webcast by ViaVid Communications and can be accessed by visiting http://viavid.net/dce.aspx?sid=00002AC4 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 pioneers new battery systems that have the potential to make hybrid and electric vehicles viable for the mass market. The company applies 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 are for 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, cost effective method for manufacturing white pigment used in paints, paper and plastic. For additional information visit www.altairnano.com.

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  • For Additional Information:
    Investor and Financial Relations:
    Marty Tullio or Mark D. Tullio
    McCloud Communications, LLC
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    Company Contact:
    Robert Pedraza
    VP Strategy & Business Development
    775.856.2500
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