BlastIQ™ Insights - Site Map


Release Date:
26th of July 2021
KBA Summary:
This Knowledge Base Article describes the use of Site Map in BlastIQ™ Insights.


BlastIQ™ Insights enables users to visually find blasts and navigate to its other pages, visualise points of interest, administrate map layers, and aid in identifying issues with the site's coordinate transformation parameters which are directly related to BlastIQ™ field devices GPS location precision. 

Site Map
Navigation Interaction

Site Map is the default landing page after login and site selection. To navigate to Site Map:

  1. Click on the left hand menu icon.
  2. To navigate to other views from within Site Map, right-click on any of the blast boundaries and select the desired view from the pop-up menu.


Select multiple blasts and navigate

  1. Click on the blast boundaries on the map to select 2 or more blasts.
  2. Information about selected blasts will display on the top right corner of the map.
  3. Right click on one of the selected blasts.
  4. Navigate to multiple blast water presence dashboard.


To clear multiple blast selections OR select all blasts displayed on the map:

  1. Right click on a blank space on the map to see the Select All and Clear All functions.


  • Multiple Blast Selection limit: 30 blasts or 10,000 holes.




Blasts can be filtered using the following filters:

  1. Blast Name Search Filter:
    • Type in the search box.
    • Blasts shown are the one containing the typed in characters.
  2. Blast Status Filter:
    • Select : All, Fired or Not Fired.
  3. Date Range filter:
    • Select Created or Fired Date.
    • From and To fields are not mandatory.
    • If date range filter is not used the blasts shown are the latest created/fired for the site.
    • Maximum number of blasts shown is based on the Display Filter.
  4. Elevation filter:
    • Choose a minimum and/or a maximum elevation.
    • Select Collar or Grade.
    • If elevation filter is not used the blasts shown any elevation range.
    • Maximum number of blasts shown is based on the Display Filter.
  5. Tags filter:
    • Click on the Tags icon.
    • Select the desired tags from each category.
    • Click Apply to apply the filter criteria.
    • Site Map will return the blasts containing the selected tags based on the following logic:
      • OR for tags within the same category.
      • AND for tags across categories.
    • Click on Clear and then Apply to clear all tags filters.
    • Click on the X on the top right to close the tags filter by , any edits to the filter criteria will be lost if not previously applied.
      Read more about Tags here.
  6. Clear All filters - clears any filters that have been applied.
  7. Display selection:
    • Choose 30, 60, or 90 and Newest or Oldest blasts from the dropdown list.
    • This dictates the limit of blasts that are shown from other filters criteria and whether these blasts are picked from oldest first or newest first.
Layer Administration

Site Map enables users to upload polylines and image overlays that can be seen in Site Map and other dashboards. To access settings and upload a polyline or image overlay:

  1. Select the gear icon located in to bottom right corner of the map.
  2. Select polylines or image overlays.


Polylines (DXF) Image Overlays

Identify a Previously Uploaded Polyline

  1. Click on "Polylines" within the Site Map Settings menu.
  2. Click on an existing polyline.
  3. The Site Map will center and draw a green square around the selected polyline.

Note: The polyline will only be visible if it is turned on in the Layers menu.


Upload a New Polyline

  1. Click on "Polylines" within the Site Map settings menu.
  2. Click on "Add".
  3. Type the name of the polyline.
  4. Select "Choose file..." and select the file to upload using your device's file browser.
  5. Select the file's coordinate type: Global (Lat, Long) or Local (Easting, Northing).
  6. Click on "Upload".

Note: When uploading, the browser window might freeze for a few seconds. Polylines will display on the map after a few seconds (depending on your internet connection speed).




    • The uploaded polylines will be visible to all users with access to the site.
    • Supported file formats:
      • DXF - recommended for pit survey lines.
    • 5MB file size limit. To ensure optimum load times, decimation (reducing the number of points) of the DXF file is recommended to ensure the file size is below the 5 mb limit.
    • Up to 4 DXF files are supported per site.
    • Only 1 polyline can be displayed at once in the dashboards. All polylines can be visualised in the Site Map.

Delete a Polyline

  1. Click on "Polylines" within the Site Map settings menu.
  2. Click on the "Delete" icon for the desired polyline.
  3. Confirm.




Other Tools

Site Map provides tools to enable easier navigation and identification of issues with coordinate transformations:

Navigation Location Measurement Display Layers Zoom Rotate
  1. Select the Navigation icon to open the tool.
  2. Select any of the following elements to focus the map view on it:
    • Site Centre.
    • Blast Names.
    • Points of Interest.


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