Americas top stories: weekly summary
HOUSTON (ICIS)–Here are the top stories from ICIS News from the week ended 2 December.
US President Joe Biden signed legislation early Friday that averts a potential strike of rail workers that could have begun as early as 9 December.
The US Senate voted on Thursday to adopt a resolution that averts a potential railroad strike.
The chlor-alkali firm Chlorum Solutions sees the US as the next market where it can bring its model of developing small regional chlor-alkali plants to serve customers eager to avoid the trouble and expense of shipping chlorine over long distances.
The US House of Representatives adopted on Wednesday a resolution that would avert a railroad strike, trade groups said.
A mega merger in global chemical distribution between #1 player Germany-based Brenntag and #2 US-based Univar Solutions appears viable from an antitrust standpoint in a highly fragmented market, although North America could be an area of scrutiny and trigger divestitures.
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