The Changing Locations Of Heavy Industry<br />Derek McPherson<br />
· labour supply − how easy it is to get workers<br />· transport − by road, rail, sea and air to move goods and workers<br />· site − is the land flat, dry and with room for expansion<br />· raw materials − being near to heavy, bulky raw materials will help reduce transport costs<br />· market − being close to customers also reduces transport costs<br />· power supply − most modern industry uses electricity<br />· government aid − are grants, loans, training or other kinds of help available for a site<br />Location Factors <br />
Example:<br /><ul><li>The old is near the raw materials and a river for power
The new is by the sea with imported materials and local electricity for power
The old is on uneven land with little room to expand
The new has plenty of flat land and room for expansion.</li>
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