OBITUARY: Cobalt and nickel trader Derek Benham dies at 65

Derek John Benham, who had more than 40 years of experience in the metals industry - mostly in cobalt and nickel - died earlier this month at the age of 65.

Born in Enfield, UK, in 1952, Benham passed away on January 7 after bravely and discreetly fighting prostate cancer for many years. His wife Joan survives him.
"Derek was a true gentleman and it is a big loss to the metals industry," colleague and friend Colin Strang said.

As a child he was a radio ham - he had a large aerial at the...

Published

Perrine Faye

January 24, 2018

18:02 GMT

London