The stunning collapse of gold production in South Africa | MININGMar 12, 2015 . Chart from Statistics South Africa. The latest production numbers for gold production in South Africa further confirms the yellow metal's decline.south africa gold production is declining,Gold Production Declining in South Africa - RareGoldNuggetsOct 23, 2015 . South Africa had long been the world's most dominant country for gold mining. While gold mining is still going strong in the country, it is.