On 31 May 2012, the SCC imposed a fine of €1.28 million on Cementos Portland Valderrivas, S.A. for infringing its duty to cooperate with the authorities during their investigation of a price-fixing cartel for the supply of concrete and other related products. According to the SCC, Portland provided incomplete, incorrect and misleading information when answering several requests for information submitted during the investigation. Portland was fined €5.7 million for its participation in the cartel.