Operations - Rio Tinto
The bauxite is mined by loaders and transported by haul trucks to beneficiation plants. 4. Beneficiation The bauxite is washed and screened at the beneficiation plants. Once washed, the ore becomes 'product' and is stored on stockpiles. Andoom product is transported to the stockpiles by train. 5. Shipping Ship loaders transfer ore onto ships.