6.7.4 SHOTPlus™ Beta Release Notes



Surface Beta

August, 2021

Version 6.7.4 of SHOTPlus™ Beta, first offered to users on Thursday 12th August 2021.
A notification will appear on start-up in SHOTPlus™ Beta, once the update is available. We hope this will enable customers to perform the update without assistance from a BlastIQ™ specialist.
For further information on updating the SHOTPlus™, please contact the BlastIQ™ Support Team at blastiqsupport@orica.com or via web support.blastiq.com.


  1. SP6-1392 - Ability to export 'Actual' loading to BlastIQ™.
  2. SP6-1386 - Ability to tag holes as 'Abandoned'.
  3. SP6-1387 - Ability to tag holes as 'Not Drilled'.
  4. SP6-1379 - Restricted entering of 'Actuals' for holes marked as 'Not Drilled'.
  5. SP6-1200 - Ability to receive 'Abandoned' hole tags from BlastIQ™ 1.
  6. SP6-1355 - Ability to export 'Abandoned' and 'Not Drilled' Tags to BlastIQ™ 1.
  7. SP6-1203 - Ability to filter holes by the following tags:
    1. Abandoned; and
    2. Not Drilled.
  8. SP6-1358 - Made 'Not Drilled' and 'Abandoned' tags reportable properties.
  9. SP6-1166 - Ability to mark holes as 'Not Drilled' or 'Abandoned' via the Text Importer 2.
  10. SP6-1357 - Ability to export 'Not Drilled' and 'Abandoned' tags via the Text Exporter 2.
  11. SP6-1354 - Display 'Not Drilled' and 'Abandoned' tags in the Edit Hole dialog box.
  12. SP6-1206 - Ability to mark holes as 'Not Drilled' or 'Abandoned' via the Edit Hole dialog box.
  13. SP6-1356 - Display 'Not Drilled' and 'Abandoned' tags in the Hole Table 3.
  14. SP6-1389 - Ability to mark holes as 'Not Drilled' or 'Abandoned' via the Hole Table 3.
  15. SP6-1155 - Ability to filter holes that have an Intercept added by BlastIQ™


    1. Ability to mark holes as Abandoned is not yet available in the BlastIQ™ field devices.
    2. 'Not Drilled' and 'Abandoned' are selectable from the 'Measurements' tab on the Text Importer and Text Exporter.
    3. 'Not Drilled' and 'Abandoned' are visible under the 'Hole measures' tab in the Hole Table.


  1. SP6-1367 - SHOTPlus™ excludes holes marked as 'Not Drilled' or 'Abandoned' from fragmentation predictions.
  2. SP6-1205 - SHOTPlus™ excludes holes marked as 'Not Drilled' or 'Abandoned' from Volume Overview calculations.
  3. SP6-1164 - Advanced Vibration Management (AVM™) export/import functionality now requires a bespoke licence key.
  4. SP6-1361 - Added ability to export text files without column headers.
  5. SP6-1362 - Added new field to Text Exporter - 'Title_HoleID' 1.


    1. The 'Title_HoleID' field exports the title of the blast, per the 'Blast Header Information', concatenated with HoleID.


  1. SP6-1395: The assigned delay time for i-kon™ detonators, in holes with Manually Edited loading, was being deleted in certain situations.
  2. SP6-1397: Hole states were incorrectly being updated to 'Updated Design' where tolerances had been changed and Loading Rules were reapplied.
  3. SP6-1408: Unhandled error given when opening 'EBS Logging Report' in a SHOTPlus™ file with no Electronic detonators present.
  4. SP6-1398: WebGen™ DRX units were not being included in the SHOTPlus™ Quantities Report.
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