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  1. U tili S., Agosti A.*, Morales N., Valderrama C., Pell R., Albornoz G. (2022) Optimal pitwall shapes to maximise financial return and decrease carbon footprint of open pit mines. Mining Engineering (extended abstracts),  45: 45–47.  
  2. Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco. (2022). Ancient Japanese moats may lead to better open-pit mine designs. CIM Magazine 30–31.      
  3. Utili S., Agosti A.*, Morales N., Valderrama C., Pell R., Albornoz G. (2022) Optimal pitwall shapes to maximise financial return and decrease carbon footprint of open pit mines. Mining Metallurgy & Exploration, 39 : 335–355, DOI: 10.1007/s42461-022-00546-8. 
  4. Agosti A.*, Utili S., Gregory D., Lapworth A., Samardzic J., Prawasono A. (2021) Design of an open pit goldmine by optimal pitwall profiles. CIM Journal, 12(4): 149-168. DOI: 10.1080/19236026.2021.1979382.  
  5. Utili S., Agosti A.*, Morales N., Valderrama C., Pell R., Albornoz G. (2022) in Russian. Optimal pitwall shapes to maximise financial return and decrease carbon footprint of open pit mines. Gornyi Zhurnal, 2022(3): 22–37, www.rudmet.ru
  6. Agosti A.*, Utili S., Valderrama C., Albornoz G. (2021) Optimal pitwall profiles to maximise the Overall Slope Angle of open pit mines: the McLaughlin mine. ACG Proceedings ofSlope stability in mining conference 2021, 69- 82, Perth (AU). DOI: 10.36487/ACG_repo/2135_01. 
  7. Agosti A.*, Cylwik , Utili S., (2022) Geotechnically optimal profiles to maximise pit-wall steepness in anisotropic be dded sedimentary rocks. International Journal ofMining Science & Technology, under review. 
  8. Agosti A.*, Utili S., Tasker J., Zhao C., Knights P., Nerhing M., Zia S. (2022) The effect of carbon tax and optimal profiles on profitability and emissions of open pit mines. Mining Technology, under review. 
  9. Agosti A.*, Cylwik , Utili S., (2022) Analysis of geotechnically optimal profiles to maximize mine pit-wall steepness in anisotropic bedded sedimentary rocks. Slope stability 2022 Conf, Tucson (USA). 
  10. Agosti A.*, Utili S. (2022) Optimal slope profiles for maximum mine pit-wall steepness in Banded Iron Formation rocks. Ausrock 2022, Melbourne (AU).