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SPECIAL FEATURE of the bushveld, the Magaliesberg Mountains and the Pilanesberg National Park. Rustenburg has a varied manufacturing sector, although most of it is mine-related. Large-scale platinum smelters operate in Rustenburg. One of Orbit TVET College’s campuses is in Rustenburg, Unisa has a regional office, and the Agricultural Research Institute’s industrial crops unit and the Seda Platinum Incubator are located in the city. Health facilities are good in the city, with Netcare and Life Healthcare having a presence, in addition to the provincial hospital. Rustenburg's population is about 596 000.

Matlosana is situated on the N12 Treasure Route and is marketing itself as a potential logistics hub. An intermodal facility based in the town’s airport has been developed. The city council has set aside land for the development of industrial and commercial enterprises. Break-bulk facilities, storage space and distribution centres are needed, offering concrete opportunities for investors in those fields. Bloemhof Bloemhof is a centre of maize growing and cattle raising on the southern boundary of the province, and DairyBelle has a large milkproduction facility in the town. The Bloemhof Dam is one of the three large dams on the Vaal River that supply bulk water to surrounding areas. The Bloemhof Bonanza is the biggest and most lucrative inland-angling event in South Africa, with more than 2 000 anglers trying to win R1.5-million in prize money. The nearby SA Lombard Nature Reserve has a fine herd of black wildebeest.

Klerksdorp (City of Matlosana) With a population of over 400 000, Klerksdorp is an important regional centre and the town where several important companies' headquarters are located. These include Senwes, through whose silos a large proportion of South Africa's grains move every year, and a number of engineering enterprises which serve the mining industry.

Municipalities in North West Province

Limpopo

BOTSWANA

Moses Kotane

Ramotshere Moiloa

Bojanala

Madibeng

Moretele

Rustenburg

Molopo

Kgetlengrivier Mafikeng Ratlou

Ngaka Modiri Molema

Gauteng

Ditsobotla JB Marks

Kagisano

Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati

Matlosana

Naledi

Maquassi Hills

Mamusa Greater Taung

Northern Cape

Dr Kenneth Kaunda

Tswaing

Lekwa-Teemane

Free State Metropolitan/District Municipality Boundary Local Municipality Boundary District Municipality Local Municipality

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North West Business 2019  

The 2019 edition of North West Business is the ninth issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2009, has establi...

North West Business 2019  

The 2019 edition of North West Business is the ninth issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2009, has establi...