North West (South African province) - Wikipedia
North West was created after the end of Apartheid in 1994, and includes parts of the former Transvaal Province and Cape Province, as well as most of the former Bantustan of Bophuthatswana. It was the scene of political violence in Khutsong , Merafong City Local Municipality in 2006 and 2007, after cross-province municipalities were abolished,Mineworks Mining Expo - Mine Industry South Africa,Mineworks Mining Expo is a expo dedicated to the mining industry and showcases the latest equipment, tools and services available to the mining industry. The event is co-located with the annual Agriworks Expo in Potchefstroom in the North West Province of South Africa.North West | province, South Africa | Britannica,North West, also spelled North-West, province, north-central South Africa.,Mining also plays an important role in the economy. Diamonds, chromite, platinum, and uranium are mined in the province, which forms the western part of the Witwatersrand and contains the Klerksdorp goldfields.