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Rail Merger

Canadian Pacific Buys Kansas City Southern For $25BN In Largest Deal Of 2021

by Tyler DurdenSunday, Mar 21, 2021 –

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Gulf Coast Update

Post-freeze US petrochemical restarts progressing

Houston — Most US Gulf Coast petrochemical plants that were shut when sustained sub-freezing temperatures hit the region in mid-February have resumed operations or expect to restart by the end of March.

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Maasvlakte POSM Plant Update

LyondellBasell, Covestro expected to restart Maasvlakte POSM plant mid-April

17:22 PM | March 18, 2021 | Fahima Mathe, OPIS

Facility has been running at reduced rate since February,

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Recticel Acquisition

Recticel expands its Insulation activities with the acquisition of the thermal insulation board business of Gór-Stal

Regulated information,

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Freight Update

Freight costs likely to keep rising amid increased demand, driver shortage

Author: Adam Yanelli


HOUSTON (ICIS)–The trends of rising freight costs and longer lead times for trucks are likely to continue as the trucking industry faces familiar obstacles – plenty of material to be moved and a shortage of drivers to move it.

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Chemical Prices Soar in China

Soaring 11,000 yuan/ton! Chemical raw materials skyrocketed “breaking records”!

Echemi 2021-03-17


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