About Us

Company Overview

Westrock Minerals Pty Ltd is a private mineral exploration company that is part of the Westrock group of companies based in Melbourne. The company is committed to the exploration and development of gold and base metals projects.

Westrock Minerals currently has two exploration projects in South Australia and Victoria, and is aggressively seeking new gold and base metal projects in Australia.

Westrock Minerals owns and utilises heavy equipment including a Sandvik UDR650 drill rig that can drill both diamond core and reverse circulation.


Key Personnel

John Delany – Managing Director

An experienced businessman with extensive record in investment, development, earthmoving and mineral exploration. In the past, Mr Delany has held directorships in companies exploring for base metals in NSW and Western Queensland.

Guowei (Guy) Xu – Exploration Manager

Guowei is an exploration geologist with more than 25 years of experience in Australia and several international jurisdictions. His main technical expertise is in the area of gold and base metals exploration, having managed many project generation and exploration projects. Examples of Australian projects he has been involved in include gold in Central Victorian, base metals and gold in South Australia, the Northern Territory, and Western Australia. Guowei previously held technical and management positions with Pasminco, Gold Fields and MMG.

Guowei has a PhD from the University of Melbourne, is a member of the AusIMM.

Mick Delany – Community Liaison

Mick is a hands-on prospector with 60 years of experience in Victoria and New South Wales. He has a wealth of experience in running field crews with a strong focus on safety, managing projects with strong engagement with local communities, and an excellent track record in environmental consideration.