SHOTPlus™ December 2018 Release

Orica will release an update to SHOTPlus™ - version 5.7.5 on the 4th December 2018.

Features, Improvements & Bug fixes included in the December release;


New Features

An improved surface creation experience

Easily create surfaces at;

  • Grade Level
  • Design Toe
  • Dipped Toe

Easily create points for holes (all or selected only) at;

  • Design Toe
  • Dipped Toe


Visibility Manger 

  • New option to show/hide grid labels


  • Blast Clearance report is now in landscape

Measurement & Dimension Tools

  • Measurement and Dimension Tools now snap to any part of the hole track


  • Dragging & dropping a .dxf file onto the main window in order to import it will now open the .dxf Import dialog to allow changes to import settings

Maintain Hole Track

  • The Maintain hole track option is now checked by default

Hole Table

  • Hole Table will now display Wet Sides values even if there is no Amount Of/Depth To Water value recorded

Loading Rules

  • Apply & Empty Loading Rules function now allows users to apply rules or empty holes for all visible holes only

Fragmentation Prediction

  • Fragmentation Prediction now informs the user if the explosive products in their design are not configured with sufficient information (in the product database) to perform the calculations


  • The Edit loading, Loading tables, Available Resources, Text Import and Text Export dialogues will now default to the last folder used instead of the SHOTPlus Templates folder

Please share this information with your customers, so they are aware of the new features and improvements. We will also communicate this information to users online, via BlastIQ™ Support.

A full list of release inclusions can be found at


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