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Infrastructures—An Open Access Journal

Applied Geotechnologies Group, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Engineering, School of Mining Engineering, University of Vigo, 36310 Vigo, Spain
School of Mining Engineering, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario Lagoas, 36310 Vigo, Spain
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Infrastructures 2016, 1(1), 1-7;
Received: 18 November 2015 / Accepted: 18 November 2015 / Published: 23 November 2015
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Infrastructures are crucial components in the development of a country, enhancing the country’s productivity, improving the efficiency of production, transportation, and communication. The journal considers the term infrastructures in a broad sense. In recent decades, the advances in infrastructures have been enormous. They include the application of new construction materials, improvement of computer tools, and the development of machinery that allows us to embark on ambitious construction projects, in a safe, efficient and sustainable manner. Therefore, the future and scope of infrastructures is very promising and exciting; the concept of Smart Infrastructure is key in the development of the countries and their cities. From the old concept of infrastructure as a passive element, arises the new idea of infrastructure as active component that interacts with the users, people or machines.[...] View Full-Text
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Arias, P.; González-Jorge, H. Infrastructures—An Open Access Journal. Infrastructures 2016, 1, 1-7.

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Arias P, González-Jorge H. Infrastructures—An Open Access Journal. Infrastructures. 2016; 1(1):1-7.

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Arias, Pedro, and Higinio González-Jorge. 2016. "Infrastructures—An Open Access Journal" Infrastructures 1, no. 1: 1-7.

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