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Transportation And The Development Of Malaya

Focuses on the initial period of Malayan development which reflected an effort to exert administrative control and extract tin ore through a complementary rail and road system. Provision of a base for the development of rubber estates in the period when the road network became recognized as the most flexible form of transportation; Association of the road network growth with social and economic objectives at the rural level.

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The Growth Of Electric Power Production In Malaya

The origins and early development of electricity production in Malaya are closely connected with the tin mining industry and with European participation in it. The present constitutes a turning point for the electricity supply industry since mining now consumes less than half the Federation's total electricity output; moreover, this share is expected to decline further in the future as a result of the fastgrowing demand from industrial, commercial, and domestic consumers. Official projections for the next three decades envisage a tenfold increase in demand and the establishment of an integrated West Coast transmission system.

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