Virtual Plant Tours

Step into the World of HBI
Explore the world’s largest and most modern HBI plants through real-life 360° virtual reality. Experience breathtaking views from the shaft furnace tower or glimpse into the briquetting machine as you immerse yourself in voestalpine Texas and LGOK HBI-3.
The voestalpine Texas facility is a 2 million metric ton per year DRI Plant uses the MIDREX® Direct Reduction Process to produce Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI). The plant is the largest and most modern plant of its kind to date, designed to meet or surpass even the most strict environmental requirements. Officially inaugurated on October 21, 2016, near Corpus Christi, Texas, the plant quickly exceeded all of its performance guarantee tests.
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The LGOK HBI-3 plant, located in Gubkin, Russia, can produce 1.8 million tons of HBI per year using the MIDREX® Process. As the third installment at Lebedinsky GOK, the LGOK HBI-3 plant is one of the most powerful HBI production facilities in the world and the largest in Russia to date. The plant has already exceeded all performance guarantee tests and received awards for 'Investment Project of the Year' and 'Main Event in the Russian Steel Industry 2017'.