The Role of Miningin the South African Economy 2. 2 TheContribution oftheMining SectortoAggregate Output of the South African Economy. The mining sector inSouthAfrica has traditionally occupieda principal role in the generation of output in the economy.
Sep 22, 2008· Miners at the Letseng Mine in Lesotho, South Africa found a 478carat diamond earlier this week. While this is the 20th largest rough diamond ever to be found, once cut, it could be the largest single round diamond in history.