Coal Mine. Location: KwaZulu - Natal, South Africa. Description: The coal industry employed 92,230 people in 2019 (86,647 in 2018), representing about 19% of total employment in the mining sector. 258.9 million tonnes were produced in 2019 (253Mt in 2018) with... More details ». Financials: Asking Price: R700,000,000.