Example Procedure for Dust Control on an Active Mine Haul Road using Earthbind® 100

There are various ways Earthbind®100 can be used to manage fugitive dust on an active mine haul road. A common method consists of applying Earthbind® in two phases. This is generally referred to as the “base course phase” and the “maintenance phase”. To begin with, the base course phase is... Read more »

Earthbind® vs. Asphalt Cutbacks for Dust Control and Stabilization

Earthbind® products are considered to be environmentally-friendly, bio-based modified asphalt emulsions and are designed to control fugitive dust (Earthbind® 100), stabilize road base materials (Earthbind® Stabilizer), and to recycle reclaimed asphalt pavement and alternative paving (Earthbind® EBS-RA). Background – Asphalt Cutbacks Certain asphalt cutbacks have been formally or currently (in... Read more »

Winter Off-Season: The Best Time for Services, Tank Repairs and Fabrications

Here at Blue Line Transportation Co., we are committed to getting you on the road and staying there. We know with all the work you need to get done next season, you need your vehicles and equipment to be at its best in order to get projects done. Truck Services... Read more »

Blue Line Transportation: A History

Blue Line Transportation is a third-generation, family-owned-and-operated business. Sam and Doris Tindall purchased Blue Line in 1978, and it has been growing and moving with the times ever since. While Sam passed in 1984, Doris (Granny) Tindall still comes to the office every day. Her idea of retirement is being... Read more »


Portland, OR October 1, 2018– Blue Line Transportation, bulk commodities transportation and asphalt manufacturer, announced today the hiring of Stephen Olsen as Account and Field Operations Manager. “I am excited to join such a great organization that focuses on producing a quality product and delivering excellent customer service,” said Olsen.... Read more »

Tank Cleaning Helps Prepare for Winter or Get Ready for Spring

Throughout the Pacific Northwest road construction companies, municipal systems, mines and gravel pits rely on bulk storage tanks to hold a variety of products. As the peak season of summer wears on these tanks might be used to hold fuel, dust control measures, and asphalt products as well as other... Read more »

ISO 9001:2015 Certified!

We are pleased to announce that both EnviRoad and Blue Line Transportation have received ISO 9001:2015 certification. This certification was awarded to our companies by QAS International Ltd., an established certification company that focuses on ISO standards. This foundation awards those who have gained the trust and confidence of customers... Read more »

Treating an Industrial Yard for Dust Control using Earthbind® 100

Treating a heavily-used industrial yard for dust control can be very challenging. The challenge can be due to all the heavy truck traffic and heavy-duty forklifts turning and churning the unpaved surface material and creating “new” material. This grinding can also grind down any topically applied dust control product. Generally,... Read more »

Problems With Winter Snow and Ice Can Be Minimized by Anti-Icer

Every year the axis of the Earth tilts slightly to alter the angle of the sun’s light while also limiting the amount of sunlight that reaches the Northern Hemisphere. As cold winds and autumnal changes sweep the land many businesses and communities brace for inevitable winter weather. In more northern... Read more »

Bulk Transportation for Your Fuel Products

With such large quantities of different fuel products, the thought of managing transportation to your location can be overwhelming. Here at Blue Line Transportation, we work with our sister company, Cascade Petroleum Transportation, to provide fuel transportation services. Our fleet has dedicated tankers for AV Gas, Jet Fuel, Diesel and... Read more »