SOURCE: Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.

June 23, 2005 14:10 ET

Altair Nanotechnologies Hosts Project Update Conference Call

RENO, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 23, 2005 -- Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTI) announced today that it will host a conference call providing project updates for their Performance Materials and Life Science Divisions. The updates will include the following projects:

-- Western Oil Sands licensing agreement;
-- Altair - Titanium Metal relationship;
-- Water and air treatment projects including NanoCheck™ and
   photocatalytic TiO2 products;
-- Alternative energy projects including the status of the high performance
   battery electrode materials project;
-- Altair's RenaZorb™ high performance phosphate drug candidate; and
-- Altairnano Bateman Titania joint venture including an update on the
   Hydrochloride Pigment Process™.
The conference call will be held Thursday, June 30, 2005 at 11:00 A.M. Eastern (EDT).

The conference call dial-in number for is 973.935.2981. Please dial into the conference at least five minutes before the call is scheduled to begin. A replay of the conference call will be available until July 7, 2005 and can be accessed by dialing 973.341.3080 and entering conference number 6211317. A webcast of the conference call will be available on Altair's website,


Altair Nanotechnologies is a supplier and innovator of advanced ceramic nanomaterial technology. Based in Reno, Nevada, Altair Nanotechnologies has assembled a unique team of material scientists who, coupled with collaborative ventures with industry partners and leading academic centers, have pioneered an array of intellectual property and products.

Altair Nanotechnologies has developed robust proprietary technology platforms for manufacturing a variety of crystalline and non-crystalline nanomaterials of unique structure, performance, quality and cost. The company has scalable manufacturing capability to meet emerging nanomaterials demands, with capacity today to produce hundreds of tons of nanomaterials.

Altair Nanotechnologies is organized into two divisions: Life Sciences and Performance Materials. The Life Sciences Division is pursuing market applications in pharmaceuticals, drug delivery, dental materials and other medical markets. The Performance Materials Division is pursuing market applications in Advanced Materials for paints and coatings; titanium metal manufacturing, catalysts, water treatment and alternative energy. For additional information on Altair and its nano-materials, visit

Altairnano™, Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc.®, RenaZorb™, NanoCheck™, TiNano Spheres™ and the Hydrochloride Pigment Process™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc.

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