Bojanala Platinum District Municipality case study: is the rich mineral wealth benefiting the community in terms of service provision

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2021
TITLE AUTHOR(S): K.Sausi, N.Ngqwala, J.Steyn Kotze, Y.D.Davids
KEYWORDS: BOJANALA PLATINUM DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY, MINING AND MINERALS INDUSTRY, SERVICE DELIVERY
DEPARTMENT: Developmental, Capable and Ethical State (DCES)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 12113
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/16406
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/16406

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Abstract

The BPDM is located in North West Province. Whilst the total land area of the North West Province is 106 512 square kilometres or 8.7% of South Africa's land area, the BPDM takes up 18 332 square kilometres or 17% of the provincial land area. According to the BPDM Integrated Development Plan (IDP) 2007-2012, the BPDM is a Category C municipality that comprises of five Category B local municipalities. These are Moretele, Madibeng, Kgetlengrivier, Mosses Kotane and Rustenburg which comprises a total of 139 wards and approximately 63% of total economic activity in the province (COGTA 2020/2021:22). The four local economies of Madibeng, Rustenburg, Mahikeng and Matlosana Municipalities represent approximately 50% of the North West population and 58% of the North West labour force.